[Looking at the Stars] VS [The Sun]

Looking at the Stars
Looking at the Stars
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The Sun
The Sun
  • Release year: 2005
  • Genres: Drama, History
  • Rating: 7.3
  • Gross worldwide: $218,325
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Basic information [Looking at the Stars] VS [The Sun]
Looking at the Stars Solntse
Poster Looking at the Stars The Sun
Release date November 9, 2017 (Brazil) November 18, 2005 (Italy)
Rating 8.0(29 ratings) 7.3(2.8K ratings)
Genres Documentary Drama, History
Plot What does it mean to ask someone to Look at the Stars? For Geyza, a Blind Prima Ballerina, it means the journey of her life. This Feature Documentary invites us into her world, and of a special Ballet Academy in Sao Paulo Brazil. --
Gross worldwide -- $218,325
Gross US & Canada -- $77,303
Opening weekend US & Canada -- $11,588(Nov 22, 2009)
Top Cast
Cesar Albuquerque
Cesar Albuquerque
Cesar
Sandra Macedo
Sandra Macedo
Sandra
Thalia Macedo
Thalia Macedo
Thalia
Geyza Pereira
Geyza Pereira
Geyza
Fernanda C. Bianchini Saad
Fernanda C. Bianchini Saad
Fernanda Bianchini
Issei Ogata
Issei Ogata
Emperor Shouwa-Tennou Hirohito
Robert Dawson
Robert Dawson
General Douglas MacArthur
Kaori Momoi
Kaori Momoi
Empress Kojun
Shirô Sano
Shirô Sano
The chamberlain
Shinmei Tsuji
Shinmei Tsuji
Old servant
Taijirô Tamura
Taijirô Tamura
Scientist
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
Georgiy Pitskhelauri
McArthur's warrant officer
Hiroya Morita
Hiroya Morita
Suzuki, Prime Minister
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Toshiaki Nishizawa
Yonai, Minister of the Navy
Naomasa Musaka
Naomasa Musaka
Anami - Minister of War
Yûsuke Tozawa
Yûsuke Tozawa
Kido, (as Yusuke Tozawa)
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Kôjirô Kusanagi
Togo, Minister of Foreign Affairs
Director Alexandre Peralta Aleksandr Sokurov
Writer(s) Melissa Rebelo Kerezsi, Alexandre Peralta Yuriy Arabov, Jeremy Noble
Awards [Looking at the Stars] VS [The Sun]
awards --

Berlin International Film Festival 2005

Nominee
Golden Berlin Bear
Aleksandr Sokurov

Cahiers du Cinéma 2006

Winner
Top 10 Film Award
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov
Tied with Private Fears in Public Places (2006)

Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival 2005

Winner
Grand Prix - Golden Apricot
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists 2006

Nominee
Silver Ribbon
Best Foreign Director (Regista del Miglior Film Straniero)
Aleksandr Sokurov

Nika Awards 2006

Winner
Nika
Best Screenplay
Yuriy Arabov
Nominee
Nika
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Nikola Film
Proline Film
Downtown Pictures
MACT Productions
Riforma Films
Best Production Designer
Elena Zhukova
Best Costume Designer
Lidiya Kryukova

Russian Guild of Film Critics 2005

Winner
Golden Aries
Best Film
Aleksandr Sokurov(director)
Igor Kalyonov(producer)
Andrey Sigle(producer)
Marco Mueller(producer)
Best Director
Aleksandr Sokurov
Best Score
Andrey Sigle
Nominee
Golden Aries
Best Script
Yuriy Arabov
Best Art Direction
Elena Zhukova

Village Voice Film Poll 2009

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Actor
Issei Ogata
9th place.

Village Voice Film Poll 2005

Nominee
VVFP Award
Best Undistributed Film
2nd place.

More details [Looking at the Stars] VS [The Sun]
Genre Documentary --
Countries of origin Brazil, United States Russia, Italy, Switzerland, France
Official site Official website Germany --
Language Portuguese --
Also known as Olhando para as Estrelas The Sun
Filming locations Associação de Ballet para Cegos Fernanda Bianchini, São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil --
Production companies A I Peralta Produções Cinematográficas, Looking at the Stars Nikola Film, Proline Film, Downtown Pictures
Runtime 1 hour 30 minutes 1 hour 50 minutes
Color Color Color
Certificate -- Not Rated
Languages -- Japanese, English
Sound mix -- Dolby Digital

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