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The Beginning of Creation: Abduction / A Child



Sozo no hottan Abduction Kodomo

(c)Chikako Yamashiro

(c)Chikako Yamashiro

(c)Chikako Yamashiro

(c)Chikako Yamashiro

Release Date : October, 6th, 2017
Running Time : 18 min
Genre : Other

Color : Color
Screening Format : DCP
Screen Size : -
Sound Processing : -

Screening Format with Subtitles

  • ・English (DCP)

[ Directed by ] YAMASHIRO Chikako

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

Aichi Prefectural Museum Of Art

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Suijo No Hito Production

[ Production Studio ]

Suijo No Hito Production

[ Story ]

Short film by artist Yamashiro Chikako, who confronts the complex circumstances of Okinawa including US military bases and the problem of passing down memories and records from the Battle of Okinawa. Delves into the process of dancer and former artist group Dumb Type member Kawaguchi Takao's re-enactment of a legendary performance by deceased butoh dancer Ohno Kazuo. Kawaguchi strives to bring Ohno into his own body and emerges as an exposed body of unknown origins. Presented with still photos and other video works at a solo exhibition in 2016 by the same name.

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2017 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Yumiko Chiba Associates
4-32-6 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023

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[ Licensing contact ]

Suijo No Hito Production tel: +81 98 996 5025