Barfi wins Grand Jury Award in Japan
Anurag Basu’s film Barfi has received an overwhelming response in Japan. Barfi won the Best Film Award at the recent Okinawa International Film Festival in Japan.
Director Anurag Basu tweeted, “#Barfi won the Grand Jury Prize @ Okinawa international Film Fest in Japan! winning @ okinava ws spl cz #Barfi was up against my fav film ‘Beasts of the southern wild’, winner at Cannes and had 4 oscar nominations.”
This was the the 5th edition of the Okinawa International Movie Festival which witnessed scores of Japan’s top comedians and international filmmakers descending on the southern Japanese outpost.