LA Shorts International Film Festival 2021
Meimei Kikuchi, Yoji Maede, Saki Miyashita, Kei Okano, Koihachi Takigawa, Nodoka TsuTsui
Umio Miyazaki, Tomodati
The kids are alright. And by alright, we mean they might be aliens! When he meets three of them, Wao is told that he must return to their home planet, but is worried about leaving his feuding parents behind. A fresh and vibrant coming-of-age tale; a cosmic teenage daydream.
A charming family chronicle full of tenderness and sensitivity, particularly touching for anyone who has ever owned a dog.
The legendary Koji Yakusho delivers one of his most moving performances in this repentant yakuza drama by Miwa Nishikawa.
A masterful film with a phenomenal actress, using the codes of the boxing drama to deliver a moving, powerful and hopeful work.