WOMEN PLAY TWICE – BLAND WOMAN
SHORT FALLS IN LOVE:
Director YUKISADA Isao
Country Japan
Year 2010
Running Time 28' 59"
Definition/Color Color
Genre Fiction
Introduction
A writer writes in a café. He had been writing about the customers who happened to be there but now he was at his limit. His editor suggests that he write his own story. He and his girlfriend have been together for 6 years, much like a married couple. There’s no story about a life where nothing happens day after day. The brooding writer tells her he wants to break up and she leaves….
Director
YUKISADA Isao
Born in Kumamoto in 1968. He debuted as a feature director in 1997 with <OPEN HOUSE>. His second film <SUNFLOWER>(2000) won the National Critics Association Award at the Pusan International Film Festival. He won Best Director Award for <GO> at the Japan Academy Prize in 2002 as well as many other awards which instantly put him under the spotlight. Since then he has become a constant hit-maker with films like <CRYING OUT LOVE FROM THE CENTER OF THE WORLD>, <YEAR ONE IN THE NORTH>, <SPRING SNOW> and <CLOSED NOTE>. In 2006, he established the ‘Second Sight’ label which creates and produces feature films and other visual productions. New projects include <A GOOD HUSBAND>, <PARADE>. His film <PARADE> won the FIPRESCI Prizes at the Berlin International Film Festival.