Contrasting visions of world cinema
JAPAN | 115 minutes | 2019
Born with a disability, 23-year-old Yuma is a talented young artist who lives with her mother and dreams of breaking into the world of manga. When a hentai editor rejects her for her lack of worldly experience, Yuma resolves to change the situation. Japanese director Hikari’s debut feature tackles her heroine’s sexual awakening through a celebration of autonomy and the power of the imagination. With its surprising twists (including a visually inventive mid-film sequence) and the charm of first-time actress Mey Kamaya, herself a cerebral palsy sufferer, 37 Seconds is a powerful ode to difference.The film will be presented with French and English subtitles on October 20th.With the support of the Japan Foundation Toronto''Hikari’s Berlinale Audience Award-winning feature debut is an insightful and moving look at a young disabled artist’s coming of age." NOW Toronto
Berlin Film festival - Panorama Audience Award and CICAE Art Cinema Award
Toronto Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival
2011 Tsuyako; short film 2013 A Better Tomorrow; short film 2014 Can & Sulochan; short film 2015 Where We Begin; short film
Facing an imminent blizzard, Yazmine, a young homeless woman, has just one goal: survive without compromising her own rules. Prowling the dilapidated...
UNITED STATES | 74 minutes | 2019
Jade, a young London mother, leaves the hospital. The doctors seem pleased with her progress. But how can she face daily life with a two-year-old when...
IRELAND, UNITED KINGDOM, NETHERLANDS, BELGIUM | 105 minutes | 2019
While filming Human, Anastasia Mikovia and Yann Arthus-Bertrand recorded footage of women around the world. That is where Woman began – an ambitious film...
FRANCE | 104 minutes | 2019
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