10/10: Chie Hayakawa

Chie Hayakawa, the director of Plan 75 shares her ten favorite films from the past ten years.

(in no particular order)

1. American Honey (Andrea Arnold, 2016)

2. Arrival (Denis Villeneuve, 2016)

3. Happy as Lazzaro (Alice Rohrwacher, 2018)

4. Loveless (Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2017)

5. On Body and Soul (Ildikó Enyedi, 2017)

6. Happy Hour (Ryûsuke Hamaguchi, 2015)

7. Never Rarely Sometimes Always (Eliza Hittman, 2020)

8. House of Hummingbird (Bora Kim, 2018)

9. Roma (Alfonso Cuarón, 2018)

10. Compartment No. 6 (Juho Kuosmanen, 2021)

Born in Tokyo, Chie Hayakawa studied photography at School of Visual Arts in New York. Her short film, NIAGARA was selected at Cinéfondation/Cannes Film Festival 2014, won the FIPRESCI Award at Vladivostok International Film Festival, two Grand Prizes at International Women’s Film Festival in Seoul and PIA Film Festival. Hayakawa’s short film version of PLAN 75 was the opening segment of the feature anthology TEN YEARS JAPAN, executive produced by Hirokazu Kore-eda. TEN YEARS JAPAN world premiered at the Busan Film Festival in 2018, followed by an international festival tour and successful theatrical releases. PLAN 75 marks Hayakawa’s feature film directing debut.
PLAN 75 is currently playing in NY at the IFC Center and opens 5/5 in LA at the Laemmle Monica Film Center. For more information: https://www.kimstim.com/film/plan-75/


10/10 is an ongoing series in which we ask cinephiles to name their ten favorite films from the last ten years (currently, between 2013 and 2023).