Born in 1974. Graduate of Jiyu Gakuen. Joined Pole Pole Times Co. Ltd. in 2001. She worked on projects such as Alexei and the Spring (2001) before becoming a freelance filmmaker. In 2010, she made her directional debut with Holy Island, examining the lives of people of Iwai Island, who continue to protest against the construction of the Kaminoseki Nuclear Power Plant. Holy Island was honored with the award for Best Documentary at Sicily Environmental Film Festival. Her second film as director is Tale of a Butcher Shop.
Total running time: Approx. 105 minutes. / color
祝の島 Hori no shima Iwaishima Island, part of Kaminoseki City in Yamaguchi Prefecture. On this island in the Seto Inland Sea, the 500 residents have been living by helping each other and sharing things, since that was what was necessary to live in such a harsh natural environment. In 1982, there surfaced a project for constructing a […]
Total running time: Approx. 108 minutes.. / color
Screening Rental Only: Since we cannot take rental orders through our shopping cart, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to screen this film at your institution or festival. Thank you. ある精肉店のはなし (Aru seinikuten no hanashi) In Kaizuka City, Osaka, the family-run Kitaide butcher shop makes its living by raising and slaughtering cattle, selling the […]