International Short Film Competition
- Screening Schedule
- Nov 24 (Sat.) 10:00 at NTT CRED Hall 1
During the Obon in August, Masumi(14)'s aunt's family and grandfather come to her house, where she lives with his parents in Tokyo. Although it has been a long time since they got together, two families begin to quarrel over who will take care of their grandfather in his old age. Yumi (34), the younger sister of Masumi's mother, had been jealous of the annual income gap between two families. Grandfather and children are isolated and had no choice but to watch it. The family members gradually become alone.
Director：Akira Yamamoto / Producer: Kengo Watanabe / Screenwriter:Yohei Yamazaki / Editor: Zyoujie Dai
Year of production: 2017
Running time: 30’
Born in Hiroshima, Japan, in 1991, YAMAMOTO Akira entered Tokyo Zokei University, and intended to study Movie. After graduating, working for a movie production, he directed Cycling, which was filmed in Hiroshima - his hometown - and whose main character is his grandfather. Cycling won a prize in Pia Film Festival (PFF) and it was played in Hong Kong. After that he went on to Graduate School Tokyo University of the Arts for a master’s degree, majoring in Film, Director filed, studying under SUWA Nobuhiro and KUROSAWA Kiyoshi. The graduation work, "Speak Low"is officially selected for FID Marseille.