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35e 16 > 25.07.2021

A Balance

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Documentary director Yuko is working on a piece about a bullied schoolgirl’s suicide when she discovers that her father Masashi, a cram school director, has made a grave error of judgment. She struggles to make things right, but only gets drawn in deeper while her objectivity shield begins to slip... An immersive and gripping portrayal of a culture of shame where frames of reference waver.

Online Q&A with the director: 23.07 at 13:30

  • Swiss Premiere
  • fiction
  • Japan
  • 2020 | 153 min. | Colour
  • Language : Japanese
  • Subtitles : English | French | German
Cast & Crew
Screenplay
Yujiro Harumoto
Cinematography
Kenji Noguchi
Editing
Yujiro Harumoto
Sound
Kentaro Oguro
Cast
Kumi Takiuchi
Ken Mitsuishi
Masahiro Umeda
Yuumi Kawai
Producer
Yujiro Harumoto
Tetsuya Matsushima
Sunao Katabuchi
Eigakobo Harugumi
Print Contact
Toei Company, Ltd.
Yujiro Harumoto
Filmobiography

2016 Going the Distance (first feature, awarded at Tokyo International Film Festival and Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas)

Since 2010 Freelance assistant director
Assistant director at Shochiku Kyoto Studio
Graduated from Nihon University College of Art

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Conception: Asphalte Design - Développement: Bluesystem

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