Manga creator Yoshihiro Tatsumi is a seminal force in Japanese comics. His A DRIFTING LIFE book is an autobiographical story of what drove him to write and draw what would become "gekiga" manga; a new, alternative form of telling stories. Now his story has been translated into film.
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The film will be Singapore's Oscar entry.
No US distribution dates as yet.
Hat tip to Deb Aoki.