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2015

ndjc2014 / ndjc2014

Mochitsuki rhapsody

Rice Cake Rhapsody

もちつきラプソディ

(c)2015VIPO

(c)2015VIPO

(c)2015VIPO

(c)2015VIPO

Release Date
March, 14th, 2015
Running Time
29 min
Genre
Drama , Children/Family , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
-
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP, Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Visual Industry Promotion Organization(VIPO)

[ Production Studio ]

KADOKAWA DAIEI STUDIO

[ Story ]

One completed film of the 2014 ndjc: Young Filmmaker Development Project, an Agency of Cultural Affairs venture aimed at discovering and cultivating young filmmakers. The film is directed by Kase Satoshi, whose debut feature, SPINNING KITE, was also praised abroad. Junichi and Mifiyu (Hoshino Mari) are at a family restaurant as the year ends to discuss their divorce. Meanwhile, Ayumi, Mifiyu's daughter awaiting her return home, discovers a tape of her mother as a child pounding mochi (rice cake). Later, Mifiyu returns with Ayumi to her parents' house after many years, and takes part in pounding mochi, but...

[ Official Site ]

http://www.vipo-ndjc.jp/ndjc/year/ndjc2014

[ Contact (International) ]

ndjc(New Directions in Japanese Cinema) Office, VIPO(Visual Industry Promotion Organization)
2F Togeki Bldg.,4-1-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0045
Attn: NOBUSAWA Yasue
tel: +81 3 3543 7532
fax: +81 3 3543 7533
E-mail: ndjc@vipo.or.jp
http://www.vipo-ndjc.jp

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