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A-Pitch

잃어버린 시간을 찾아서In Search of Lost Time

  • Production Country : Japan
  • Category : Social·political, Art&Culture
  • Original Language : Japanese
  • Format : HD
  • Production Status : Production
  • Production Schedule : 12/2013~08/2017
  • Number of Episodes : 90min * 1episodes
Log Line

An old instrument craftsman had been diagnosed with a terminal heart disease and has at most 1 year to live. With very little time left in his life, he embarks on an unknown journey to fulfill his last will...

Synopsis

KAWAI Masao is a 76 year-old musical instrument craftsman had been diagnosed with a terminal heart disease and has at most 1 year to live. With very little time left in his life, he decides to restore the relationship of one set of brothers who had broken off ties with each other many years ago, while finding the meaning in life through his upcoming death…

Director / Producer
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    OTA Shingo(Director)

    OTA Shingo, born in Nagano Prefecture in 1985. His work, The Endof The Special Time We Were Allowed, a documentary seven years in the making that confronts the suicide of a friend, was nominated for a New Asian Currents Award at the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2013. As a filmmaker, Shingo was selected for the Talent Campus Tokyo 2013. Also active as a stage actor, working with the prestigious theater troupe Chelfitsch, including stages across Asia and North America. In addition, Shingo’s first feature film, Fragile, had its world premiere in the Japanese Cinema Splash Section and was nominated for a Best Picture Award at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2014.

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    CHANG Chih-Wei(Producer)

    Chih-Wei Chang is an independent filmmaker of Taiwanese and Korean descent. Born in Taiwan, he spent the first part of his life in South Africa during the furious last gasps of apartheid, and is now living in Seoul, Korea. Chih-Wei has directed a number of short films that have been screened in various international film festivals around the world, including Hide & Seek, which was nominated for the Best Short Film at the Asia Pacific Film Festival 2009; and JANG-GAE, which won the Rising Star Award at the Macau International Movie Festival 2013. As a filmmaker, Chih-Wei was awarded the AFA Scholarship Fund for Outstanding Performance in Asian Film Academy at the Busan International Film Festival 2012; and was also selected for the Talent Campus Tokyo (TOKYO FILMeX) 2013, as well as the Fantastic Film School of Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2016. Meanwhile, his debut feature project Lost In Chinatown won the Script Development Fund of Next Masters Support Program at Talents Tokyo (TOKYO FILMeX) in 2015.As a producer, Chih-Wei mainly works with independent filmmakers across Asia, including Chinese documentary filmmaker GU Tao, Japanese filmmaker OTA Shingo, and many other young talents in the region. Meanwhile, Chih-Wei’s latest producing work Not Burma Anymore, an independent debut feature film directed by Burmese filmmaker Z.J WANG, World Premiered at the International New Talents Competition of Taipei Film Festival 2016.

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