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Every Step Counts | Takano Yonen

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Director Andreas Guzman
Hong Kong SAR China 2023
4 minutes
Japanese
An inside look at the artistic inspiration and motivations of Takano Yonen, a Japanese dancer of the Hong Kong Ballet.

Synopsis

This short portrait takes an inside look at the artistic inspiration and motivations of Takano Yonen, a Japanese soloist member of the Hong Kong Ballet. As he dances through urban and natural surroundings, he meditates on the influence of his cultural background and his approach to the ritual and language of dance.

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This short portrait takes an inside look at the artistic inspiration and motivations of Takano Yonen, a Japanese soloist member of the Hong Kong Ballet. As he dances through urban and natural surroundings, he meditates on the influence of his cultural background and his approach to the ritual and language of dance.

Full credits

Section
Out of Competition
Director
Andreas Guzman
Production countries
Hong Kong SAR China
Production year
2023
Duration
4 minutes
Producer
Hong Kong Ballet's Creative Media Studio

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