WOMEN PLAY TWICE – WEEKDAY WOMAN
SHORT FALLS IN LOVE:
Director YUKISADA Isao
Country Japan
Year 2010
Running Time 25' 04"
Definition/Color Color
Genre Fiction
Introduction
He met her at a friend’s house and they started going out together. She worked at the cosmetics section of a department store and her day off was on Thursdays. She began spending the night on Wednesdays. She was generous and paid for meals. But he began to lean towards getting back with his ex-girlfriend. At the end she asks him, “Do something so bad it will make me glad we broke up.”
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.