MŌ IKKAI
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 4
Director Hirayanagi Atsuko
Country Japan, Singapore
Year 2011
Running Time 14’ 30”
Color/B&W HD | Color
Genre Fiction
Premier Status International Premiere
Introduction
After fifteen years abroad, a son returns to his childhood home in Tokyo, where he finds his mother’s lifeless body. Lost in a landscape of memories, he is approached by his mother, who he spends the day with one last time.
2012 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia - Grand Prix, Japan Competition Best Short, Audience Award
Director
Hirayanagi Atsuko
Born in Nagano. She majored in Theatre at San Francisco State University, later studying filmmaking at New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia. Her graduation film <OH LUCK!> was winner of the school screen writing contest, and she was awarded a filmmaking grant. She currently lives in Singapore.