Director Maris Martinsons’ film ‘Magic Kimono’ (Futari no Tabiji) will open at Eurospace Tokyo on June 24, 2017. The film featuring Kaori Momoi and Issey Ogata in the first coproduction film between Japan and the Baltics. Momoi stars as a woman living a sheltered existence since losing her daughter and […]
The Japan Premiere of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ was held in Tokyo on April 17, 2017 which much fanfare and excitement. Actress Scarlett Johansson joined Kaori Momoi and the other actors for a memorable celebration on the film. Momoi’s scenes with Johansson have been hailed as the most poignant scenes […]
‘Hee’ directed by and starring Kaori Momoi becomes available in DVD format and through iTunes from Feb. 15, 2017.
Director Vahid Hakimzadeh film ‘Greater Things’ has received a lot of attention at Film Festivals during 2016. Here is a round-up of some of the highlights from the tour. Momoi was thrilled to be a part of such an interesting experimentation in film. – Chicago International Film Festival (In Competition, […]
Kaori Momoi and fellow actor Rosalie Thomass shared the Award for Best Performance at the 2016 Odessa International Film Festival for their performances in “Grube aus Fukushima’ (Fukushima Mon Amour) directed by Doris Dorrie. The chemistry between the 2 actors brings a human touch to the story of 2 women […]
Writer-director Kaori Momoi’s 火 Hee has been selected as the opening film of the 14th Vladivostok Pacific Meridian International Film Festival (Sept. 10-16). 火 Hee, which marks Momoi’s second film as writer-director, has steadily gained attention on the international festival circuit. The opening film honor continues Kaori Momoi’s relationship with […]
Kaori Momoi’s latest directorial project ‘火Hee’ debuts at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival. Momoi both directs and stars in this experimental piece that is to be shown in the festival’s Forum section. Review
‘Tales of Mexico’ (La Habitacion), an omnibus film featuring Kaori Momoi, won the Cabos In Progress Fox+ Award at the Los Cabos International Film Festival 2015. The award carries a $30,000 cash prize and Latin America broadcast rights.
June 17, 2015 Momoi received a Special Mention from the LA Film Fest (LAFF) Shorts Jury for her role in ‘Oh Lucy’.