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2017

Garden apartment

The Garden Apartment

ガーデンアパート

Release Date
June, 7th, 2019
Running Time
77 min
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Armide 

[ Story ]

Feature film debut for Ishihara Umi, who makes video works in Japan and abroad using the name UMMMI. Depicts a night in Tokyo as experienced by a young couple and a single middle-aged woman. Official selection for the Bright Future Main Programme in the 48th Rotterdam International Film Festival.
Hikari (Shinomiya Yukari) is pregnant with her boyfriend Taro's (Suzumura Yu) child, but they both have unstable jobs and face financial woes. Taro depends on his aunt Kyoko (Takeshita Kaori), but Kyoto started drinking after her husband passed away and has been acting weird.

[ Official Site ]

https://thegardenapartment-movie.tumblr.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2018 Osaka Asian Film Festival, Indie Forum
2019 International Film Festival Rotterdam, Bright Future

[ Contact (International) ]

ISHIHARA UMI
E-mail: ummmi.81@gmail.com
http://www.ummmi.net