Makoto (Matsuya Onoe) is an elite bank clerk who works for a big bank at their Tokyo headquarters. Due to a minor mistake, he is demoted to a small branch office in a country town. Devastated by his situation, he retreats into musical daydreams of fantasy and runs into an interesting cast of characters who accentuate the small town, until he finally meets the beautiful Yoshino (Kanako Momota). She runs a goldfish scooping store. Makoto falls in love at first sight.
2021 | 92 mins | Japan | In Japanese & English | Color
IN-PERSON: Sunday, 9/19 at 1:00 PM at Theater #3
ONLINE: Available Friday, 9/17 from 7:00 PM through Sunday, 9/19, 9:00 PM
About the Filmmaker
Born in 1984, from Tokyo prefecture. With ROBOT COMMUNICATIONS INC. In 2012, he won the Grind-prix at the Louis Vuitton Journey Awards with his short film The Sun and The Moon, and won the Audience Award with A Piece of Dogu at SSFF & ASIA 2014. His first feature film I AM A MONK, was released in 2015. The film won the Audience Award at the Chicago Asian Pop-up Cinema and also the Platinum Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.
Cast & Crew
Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)
|Hiro Ishizaka||…||sound designer|