Festival Award Winners

Featured at the biggest festivals around the world

Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes


After a regular day of work at his café, Katō hears his computer screen talking to him, and is met with a bewildering sight—it’s another version of himself, but from two minutes into the future!

Hold Me Back


Everyone has their own inner dialogue, and 31-year-old Mitsuko (Non) just so happens to name hers ‘A’, short for Answer. Embracing the single life, Mitsuko enthusiastically plans solo weekend outings with the guidance of her inner life coach

True Mothers


Well-to-do professional couple Satoko (Hiromi Nagasaku, Rebirth) and her husband Kiyokazu (Arata Iura, Ping-Pong) seem to have it all. But in reality, the pair yearn for a child yet struggle to conceive.

Under The Open Sky


Life behind bars has hardened ex-yakuza Mikami (Kōji Yakusho). Released after his 13-year murder sentence, feeling overlooked and desperate for independence.

Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy


Charming and unpredictable, Ryūsuke Hamaguchi’s Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy is the pleasingly cohesive juxtaposition of three stories with no apparent connection, describing intimate slices of life filtered through the eyes of modern Japanese women.