An independent filmmaker, Takao, is directing a film about a wedding starring his girlfriend, Akane. On the evening of a village festival, a young boy named Bunroku goes to the festival with his friends and visits a clog shop on the way. Special thanks to Aichi International Women’s Film Festival.
Atsuko, Emiko and Hiroko were among tens of thousands of Japanese women who married their former enemies after World War II. Unfortunately, the actor who was to play the father-of-the-bride was unable to make the shoot.
The film production is coming to a close, but there is one important scene left to shoot.
[Program 2 – June 3, 2016] Highlighting some of the most exciting new voices in cinema, New York Japan Cine Fest presents two nights of short films by emerging Japanese and Japanese American filmmakers.
A story about a filmmaker who came to a small town in Kumamoto for a location scout and a young woman he met at a small bookstore there.
The story chronicles the family’s journey with the treatment and the unexpected results it produces.