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Aya Koretzky

Aya Koretzky

Japan

Biography

Aya Koretzky was born in Tokyo (Japan) in 1983. She works and lives between Lisbon and Paris.
2011/2013: Master 2 Cinema at Sorbonne Nouvelle University - Paris III.
2010/2011: Master 1 Cinema at High School of Theater and Cinema, Lisbon.
2001/2006: Degree in Painting, Lisbon University of Fine Arts (Portugal).
Works in several fiction films and documentaries, as Director, Cinematographer, Color Grader, Editor and Art Director, since 2006.


Filmography:
2011 – Yama No Anata / Beyond the Mountains
2010 – Nocturnos
2006 – Terror Japonês

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Beyond the Mountains

Yama No Anata (Orig.) / 2011 / Portugal / 60 min

“I submerge in the Mondego river landscape, where I came to live with my parents when I was still a child, leaving behind Tokyo, my hometown. Through the letters I've received from friends and family who remained in Japan, I recall the past and reflect on our coming to Portugal. This film is a journey with the spirits which remain in me, in an attempt to retain the ephemeral memory”

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