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Short ② (Total 103min.)

Lip and FistLullHe is Always Sleeping

多目的ホール7.16(Mon) 14:00 
映像ホール 7.19(Thu) 17:30

Short ① Short ② Short ③

Lip and Fist

<2017 / Japan / 49min.>

Akane works as a hostess at a nightclub. When she meets a man, who makes a living from getting beat up, she falls for him and they run away together. But Akane discovers his dark past, and pretends not to know.

口と拳/Lip and Fist

© Michihaya Mizoguchi

Director: Michihaya Mizoguchi
Cast: Chihana Takagi, Freddie Shiokawa, Miho Iiguchi, Kenji Fukasawa, Satoshi, Olivier Kazuma Michihiro

 

Lip and Fist

Lip and Fist


Director: Michihaya Mizoguchi

Director: Michihaya Mizoguchi

Born 1994 in Shizuoka, Mizoguchi worked as an assistant director at a production company while attending college.


Lull

<2017 / Japan / 27min.>

Mizuki receives a call from her classmate Mikako who suddenly disappeared three years earlier. The police suspect that her disappearance might have been connected to mysterious incidents happening in the neighborhood and they ask Mizuki to cooperate. As the investigation gets underway, Mizuki recollects her memories of Mikako.

凪/Lull

Director: Shuichi Kawanobe
Cast: Nanami Hidaka, Sonoko Kato, Natsuko Sakakura, Atsushi Oda, Hikari Morita, Shiho Ogura

 

Lull

Lull


Director: Shuichi Kawanobe

Director: Shuichi Kawanobe

Kawanobe graduated from a Fiction Course at The Film School of Tokyo while attending a film club in college. After graduating, he made independent films while working at a company. He directed Offline (2014) and also worked as an actor in Dorojin (2014) which won the Grand Prix at the Chofu Film Festival.


He is Always Sleeping◊World Premiere◊

<2017 / Japan / 27min.>

Makiko is bored with her high school life. Inui is her classmate who is always asleep. One day, Makiko follows Inui after school and ends up in an old factory. There she sees him like she’s never seen before.

あいつは、いつも寝てる。/He is Always Sleeping

Director: Takahiro Tarui
Cast: Nami Okada, Shoya Uozumi, Yura Konawa, Toshihiro Minamata, Kazuhiro Tanaka

 

He is Always Sleeping

He is Always Sleeping


Director: Takahiro Tarui

Director: Takahiro Tarui

Born in Ashiya, Hyogo Prefecture, Tarui graduated from the Department of Economics at Kobe Gakuin University. While working at a factory, he became interested in filmmaking and enrolled in Visual Arts College Osaka in 2016. While in a film class, he directed He is Always Sleeping in 2017. He worked in a camera department for another director’s film in order to graduate.


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