MOTHER OF THE GROOM
Exchange Program With Short Shorts Film Festival & Aisa, Traveling Shorts In Japan
Director Kishimoto Tsukasa
Country Japan
Year 2011
Running Time 19’ 42”
Color/B&W HD | Color
Genre Fiction
Premier Status International Premiere
Introduction
Eiichi, who left home years ago to move to Tokyo, returns to Okinawa to report his engagement. But his mother and grandmother, who won’t acknowledge Shiori, eventually offer their blessing on one condition – she must help out with Ukui, a traditional Okinawan event, something she knows nothing about.
2012 Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia - Let’s Travel! Project Best Short Award
Director
Kishimoto Tsukasa
He was born in Nago in 1968, and attended Tokyo Eizo Geijutsu Gakuin. He directed & wrote the screenplays of <FORGOTTEN PARADISE> in 2005, <AKOKURO> in 2007. He wrote and directed two TV dramas from 2008-2009, <RYUJIN MABUYA> and <RYUJIN MABUYA GAIDEN SO! UCHINA>, and wrote the screenplay of <GOAT-WALKING>.