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"Parade" de Satie
Satie's "Parade"

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

A parade for three managers and four performers, mixing quotes taken from French composer Erik Satie's essays on the music he composed for the 1916 ballet "Parade". The famous realist ballet is brought back to life.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: "Parade" de Satie

    Directed by: Koji YAMAMURA

    Born in Japan in 1964, Koji Yamamura graduated from Tokyo Zokei University in 1987 and founded Yamamura Animation, Inc. in 1993. His 2002 short "Mt. Head" was nominated for an Oscar and scored 6 Grand Prix at festivals, including Annecy, Zagreb and Hiroshima. In 2007, his film "Franz Kafka's A Country Doctor" won the Grand Prix in Ottawa. He has also illustrated several children's books, is a sub-chairman for the Japan Animation Association and teaches at Tokyo University of the Arts.

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2016

    Running time: 14 min 12 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Drawing on paper, 2D Computer

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Koji YAMAMURA

    Production: YAMAMURA ANIMATION, INC., Koji YAMAMURA

    Distribution: YAMAMURA ANIMATION, INC., Koji YAMAMURA

    Based on: "Mémoires d'un amnésique", "Cahiers d'un mammifère", "Raisonnements d'un têtu", Erik Satie

    Artistic direction: Koji Yamamura

    Script: Koji Yamamura

    Graphics: Koji Yamamura

    Storyboard: Koji Yamamura

    Layout: Koji Yamamura

    Animation: Koji Yamamura

    Camera: Koji Yamamura

    Compositing: Koji Yamamura

    Music: Erik Satie

    Sound: Willem Breuker

    Editing: Koji Yamamura