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SpaceO 6/14 mon 11:20 - 13:10
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The Chicken
The Chicken
Neo Sora / 0:13:31 / USA / Drama / 2020
On an unseasonably hot day in November, Hiro, a Japanese immigrant in New York City, decides to butcher a live chicken for dinner. After he and his cousin Kei, who is visiting from Japan, mishandle a medical situation they encounter—causing more harm than good—Hiro cannot bring himself to kill the chicken.
Locarno Film Festival 2020 (Switzerland)
New York Film Festival 2020 (USA)
Hamptons International Film Festival (USA)
AFI Fest 2020 (USA)
San Diego Asian Film Festival 2020 (USA)
Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival 2021 (France)
Hong Kong International Film Festival 2021 (Hong Kong)
Neo Sora
Neo Sora is a Japanese-American filmmaker, translator, and artist who grew up between New York and Tokyo. He is preparing his debut feature as a writer-director, EARTHQUAKE, participating in Berlinale Talents Tokyo 2017 and VIPO's 2020 inaugural script lab. Neo was named one of Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film 2020.
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