Home Away from Home
THE COLLECTIONS FROM SHORT SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL & ASIA
Director Yuji HARIU
Country Japan
Year 2017
Running Time 12'36"
Definition/Color Color
Genre Fiction
Introduction
A taxi driver, a young girl and a backpacker simultaneously experience a wonderful journey in Tokyo, where they find connections to their own homes in Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia. Throughout their journey, they run into the same Japanese woman named Akiko. Meanwhile, a writer in Paris recalls her encounter with Akiko in Tokyo.
Director
Yuji HARIU
Born in 1984, from Tokyo prefecture. In 2012, he won the Grind-prix at the Louis Vuitton Journey Awards with his short film The Sun and the Moon, and won the Audience Award at SSFF & ASIA 2014 with A Piece of Dogu. This is his second film co-produced with Short Shorts Film Festival following Tokyo Sky Story which was made to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the Tokyo Sky Tree.