Keiko TSURUOKA 鶴岡慧子

まく子

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Kozue’s an alien! This would be big news for some, but it hardly upsets fifth grader Satoshi, because he is already totally confused. Just sitting next to a girl is quite an experience for him and ever since Kozue has popped up in town she won’t leave his side. On top of that, she keeps staring at him with this totally penetrating gaze… And as Kozue and her mother start living in the guesthouse of Satoshi’s family, running away is not an option. In a sunny tale of youth, Keiko TSURUOKA recounts the alien sensation of first love from the angle of a boy who doesn’t want to become a man. Instead he ponders the big questions of youth and mortality. Animated journeys to Saturn come as no surprise when the youngsters follow their fantasies.


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Tue, 09. June 2020

Sun, 14. June 2020

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Female Futures? Comedy Coming of age

まく子

日本 2019

108 分

監督
Keiko TSURUOKA

脚本
Keiko TSURUOKA Kanako NISHIの小説を基に

撮影
Ryuichi SHIMOKAWA

製作
Flamingo, Office Shirous

海外セールス
Nikkatsu

キャスト
Hikaru YAMAZAKI
Ninon
Risa SUDO
Tsuyoshi KUSANAGI

監督について

Born in Nagano Prefecture in 1988, Keiko TSURUOKA began making movies while attending Rikkyo University. Her graduation work, THE TOWN OF WHALES, won the Grand Prize at the 2012 PIA Film Festival and was shown at the Berlin International Film Festival, the Busan International Film Festival, and many other film festivals around the world. In 2012, she began studying directing at Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Film and New Media. There, she directed her second film MY FIRST LOVE (2013), which was presented at the Vancouver International Film Festival. LINGERING MEMORIES (2015) was her first theatrical release.

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