Taro, an elementary school student, uses the fact that there are no new coronavirus cases in town as an excuse to take off his mask and play around. However, his friends are hospitalized one after another, and eventually his favorite grandmother is taken away by men in protective suits. ......
- Bunji Sotoyama
Born in Fukuoka, Sotoyama graduated from the Japan Institute of the Moving Image.
His short film, “On This Side”(2010) a heart-wrenching tale about an old man caring for his disabled wife, won five awards including Best Short Film at Monaco International Film Festival.
His first feature length screenplay "A Sparkle of Life" (2013) was awarded the Grand Prize and the SKIP CITY Prize at the 6th Cinema Plot Competition.
He recently released his second feature length screenplay "Soir?e" (2020) which was a major hit in Japan. The film was invited to the 25th Busan International Film Festival in “The Window on Asian Cinema” program.
|Screenings venue||schedule||Online Screenings / Ticket Reservation|
|Venues||Omotesando Hills Space O||2022.06.11 [Sat] 13:30 – 15:20|
|Venues||Online Grand Theater||April 28th – June 30th|