Selection : Short films 2020

Return to Toyama

Return to Toyama

Atsushi Hirai

2020
France
24'
Fiction
Col.

Takumi left Japan for France despite his father's disapproval. After a long absence, he returns to Toyama, his hometown, a small and declining port on the northern coast of Japan.

Born in Toyama, Japan, Atsushi Hirai studied filmmaking in Tokyo and then in Paris where he settled in 2015. He worked as an assistant director, in particular on Damien Manivel’s films. His first film Return to Toyama was selected in international competition at the Locarno Film Festival.

Cast
Jumpei Tanaka, Hisakazu Hirai, Mayuko Hirai, Hiroaki Hirai
Screenplay
Atsushi Hirai
Photography
Benoit Pain
Sound
Gen Takahashi, Agathe Poche, Simon Apostolou
Editing
Jehan Folque
Production
MLD Films, Martin Bertier, Damien Manivel

CONTACT:
Manifest, Anaïs Colpin
anais@manifest.pictures

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