A misogynic photographer discovers
for the first time in his lifethe joys of loving a woman,
this one confused about her
self-identity and self-esteem,
by helping her in her perceptions of herself
with his retouching skills.
89min / 2020 / Japan / Narrative Fiction
Hideki NAGAI mainly performs on
Theater-play and he is enrolled in a
theater company SEINENDAN.
He is also active on overseas.
He has worked as Artist-in-esidence in
France and Korea.
With a short film "Voice" (directed by
Takeshi Kushida) he was awarded:
９th Eko International Film Festival
BEST MALE ACTOR
11th Malta Short Film Festival
Itsuki Otaki has been a professional ballet
dancer in Barcelona, Milan and NY.
After returning to Japan, she started working
as an actress.
She plays a leading role in the
theater company Kita-ku AKT STAGE.
List of Stage Appearances:
"Identity V STAGE"
"Sengoku TAP musical TAKEDA"
"The Second is a Christian"
"Naked Director" "7 Detectives".
Toshiaki INOMATA was born in Fukuoka.
He works on stages, TV and films.
List of Stage Appearances:
"The Fourth Attack on the Ueno Zoo"
"Te" "Aru Onna" "Fufu"
"Your Home is MY BUSINESS"
"Yutori desuga nanika"
"Sawako Decides" "The Kirishima Thing"
Toki KOINUMA was born in Hokkaido.
She made a first stage appearance with
NYLON100℃ "Bifuteki to bousou".
Her film debut was "Nippon no Kuroi Natsu".
She was a regular member of
Engeki Kikaku Shudan 66.
She was awarded BEST ACTRESS in
10th Guardian Garden Theater Festival.
"Bento Harassment" "Dance with me"
"A Girl Missing"
Written and Directed by
VOICE (2017) Jury’s Stellar Award (Grand Prize)
- Black Maria Film Festival
THE EARTH WAS BLUISH (2015) GRAND PRIX
- United For Peace Film Festival
I AM A CAMERA (2013) JURY PRIZE
- GR Movie Festival
REINCARNATION (2008) JURY RECOMMENDED WORK
- Japan Media Art Festival
Hide and Seek (2005) GOLD PRIZE
- Bilbao International Short and
Documentary Film Festival
KANNNON (2004) SPECIAL MENTION
- WRO Media Art Biennale
FLOW (2003) FIRST PRIZE
- Rencontres Audiovisuelles
Shin NISHIMURA Yousuke SATO
Director of Photography
First Assistant Director
Atsushi Gaudi YAMAMOTO
Hitoshi FUSHIMI Shigehiko SAITO
Grand Jury Best Narrative Feature Award – 20th deadCenter Film Festival (USA)
Best Feature Film – 16th Reel HeART International Film Festival (Canada)
Best Film – 10th CINEFANTASY (Brazil)
Golden Aphrodite / Best Leading Actor / Best Editing - 15th Cyprus International Film Festival (Cyprus)
Best Feature / Best Director / Best Screenplay / Best Actor / Best Actress / Best Supporting Actor / Best Supporting Actress / Best Special Makeup - 6th FIXION Fest (Chile)
Best Narrative Feature - 12th Black Hills Film Festival (USA)
Best Storytime Feature - 3rd NOT Film Fest (Italy)
Best Narrative Feature - 3rd MINT Film Festival (USA)
Best Foreign Feature - 5th Monmouth Film Festival (USA)
Best Foreign Feature – Phoenix FearCon (USA)
Best Romance Film - 22nd Bare Bones Film Festival (USA)
SKIP City Award – 17th Skip City International D-Cinema Festival (Japan)
Grand Prize – 12th Japan Art Center Movie Grandprix (Japan)
Grand Prize - Abashiri Film Festival (Japan)
Special Jury Prize - 13th Bushwick Film Festival (USA)
Special Jury Award for Creative Storytelling -29th Arizona International Film Festival (USA)
Audience Award - 26th Lund International Fantastic Film Festival (Sweden)
Best Cinematography - 17th Bend Film Festival (USA)
Best Cinematography - 11th New York City Independent Film Festival (USA)
Best Director - 18th Ravenna Nightmare Film Festival (Italy)
Best Directing - 10th Massachusetts Independent Film Festival (USA)
Best Feature Director / Best Editing – 7th Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival(USA)
Best Lead Actor – 7th Blackbird Film Festival (USA)
Best Actor / Best Supporting Actress - 10th Richmond International Film Festival (USA)
Bronze Remi Award - 53rd Worldfest Houston (USA)
Best Supporting Actress / Honorable Mention for Supporting Actor / Best Catering – 3rd Kadoma Film Festival (Japan)
Filmination Award - 2nd Japan Connects Hollywood (USA)
#ConUnPack Distribution Award / 5th Ibizacinefest (Spain)
RUNNER UP - 20th Anchorage International Film Festival (USA)
15th Osaka Asian Film Festival (Japan) World Premiere 9th / Mar / 2020
6th Greenwich International Film Festival (USA)
16th Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival (USA)
9th Carmarthen Bay Film Festival (UK)
21st London FrightFest Film Festival (UK)
10th Capital City Film Festival (USA)
39th New Jersey International Film Festival (USA)
10th Blue Whiskey Film Festival (USA)
20th Nickel Independent Film Festival (Canada)
20th Nevada City Film Festival (USA)
8th Ariano International Film Festival (Italy)
24th Fantasia Film Festival (Canada)
51st Nashville Film Festival (USA)
26th San Antonio Film Festival (USA)
35th Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (USA)
26th Nancy International Film Festival (France)
10th Horror Hound Film Festival (USA)
18th Oakland International Film Festival (USA)
17th Bahamas International Film Festival (Bahamas)
4th Salem Horror Fest (USA)
13th Arizona Underground Film Festival (USA)
15th Orlando Film Festival (USA)
20th Kansas International Film Festival (USA)
15th Central Florida Film Festival (USA)
8th IndieCork Film Festival (Ireland)
1st Japan Indies Film Festival (Japan)
12th Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival (USA)
10th Lake County Film Festival (USA)
14th Red Rock Film Festival (USA)
14th LUSCA Fantastic Film Festival (Puerto Rico)
9th Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival (Spain)
11th Festival Internacional de Cinema de Lleida Visual Art (Spain)
14th Fukui Film Festival (Japan)
14th Phoenix FearCON (USA)
8th Winchester Film Festival (UK)
13th South African Horror Fest (South Africa)
3rd London Film Week (UK)
12th Blow-Up Film Festival (USA)
20th Milano International Film Festival Awards (Italy)
13th ICARO International Film Festival (Guatemala)
6th Borrego Springs Film Festival (USA)
11th Bridges Film Festival (Greece)
13th Jaipur International Film Festival (India)
10th Nunes International Film Festival (Spain)
23rd San Francisco Independent Film Festival (USA)
16th Cuenca International Film Festival (Ecuador)
9th Snowdance Film Festival (Germany)
37th IMAGINE Film Festival (Netherlands)
19th Pune International Film Festival (India)
11th Yashwant International Film Festival (India)
27th FantBilbao (Spain)
Cinema Schole (Nagoya)
The Seventh Art Theater (Osaka)
Motomachi Eigakan (Kobe)
Kyoto Minami Kaikan (Kyoto)
Sengoku Gekijo (Nagano)
Skip CIty (Saitama)
Sakurazaka Gekijo (Okinawa)
KBC CInema (Fukuoka)
Cinema Clair (Okayama)
Cine Lavita (Sedai)