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Amir Naderi

2011 || Japan || 131 mins || Color || in Japanese || Feature

WORLD SALES

The Match Factory (Cologne)

FESTIVALS / AWARDS

Venice 2011 - Horizons (Opening Night Film)
Toronto 2011

SYNOPSIS

Shuji is an uncompromising young filmmaker at odds with Japanese society. One day he learns that his loan shark brother, who had helped to finance his films, has been executed by his own yakuza gang for failing to repay his debts. An exploration of one man’s obsessive relationship with cinema... A love poem to Japanese films of the past, as well as a protest at the present, from the acclaimed director of A,B,C...MANHATTAN and THE RUNNER.

CAST

Hidetoshi Nishijima
Takako Tokiwa
Takashi Sasano
Shun Sugata
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