Focus on World-renowned Japanese
This program introduces short films from world-renowned Japanese filmmakers, including Juzo Itami, whose works have been well-received by international audiences for over 30 years.
Castillo is a young dockworker who lives on the coast between Brazil and Uruguay. He divides his time between the carpets he has to carry, his family and a fishing rod at the pier. On a windy night, he faces his own brutality on the line of the fishhook.
The life and artistic views of a designer through an interview that's replete with poetic dialogue.
Yoshiro Ishihara (1915–1977), who burst upon the scene of Japanese modern poetry in the mid-1950s, is now remembered as a “poet of silence.” He said “A poem is an impulse to resist writing.” This film is an attempt to seek out the landscape from his poem.
RUBBER BAND PISTOL
The first film of Juzo Itami. The film describes a group of unique young people in the high economic growth period, who are into games with rubber band pistols.