Directed by: Shingo Usami
Length: 10 minutes
Classification rating: All
Since the passing of his Australian wife, Kenji has been doing his best to bring up his only son, Josh. While he is in two minds whether to move back to Japan with Josh, Kenji starts making clumsy Japanese rice balls for his son, with the hope he will remain connected to his cultural heritage. Eventually, those rice balls strengthen their bond and help them
overcome the pain of losing their loved one.
Director: Shingo Usami
Written by: Shingo Usami
Producer: Hiroshi Kasuga and Shingo Usami
Director of Photography: Ella Gibbins
Editor: Romain Mongin
Music: Jane Belfrage and Greg Nishimura-Parke
Starring: Shingo Usami and Tatsuo
Genre: Drama, Short Film
Language: In Japanese with English subtitles.
Format: DCP colour