Akira OSAKI 大崎章
Nippon Visions ½
Takeshi not only fails at his chosen career as a film director, but also at home. Kicked out by his wife, he moves in with his ill brother. While Takeshi’s wife pushes for divorce, he is dead set on saving the marriage. Even lovely Ryoko cannot divert his attention – or so he thinks. A black-and-white tale of life, love and personal growth.
Obon no ototo
About Akira OSAKI
Akira OSAKI was born in Gunma Prefecture in 1961. After studying under Jin TATSUMURA, he took part in the making of documentary programs and commercials, then going freelance to work as an assistant director for Takeshi KITANO, Nobuhiro SUWA, Tetsuo SHINOHARA, and others. Also, he was in charge of the casting for various TV series and the French movie DEMONLOVER by Olivier Assayas (2005). In 2005, he made his first feature THE CATCH MAN. His comedy OBON BROTHERS celebrated its world premiere at the Nippon Connection Film Festival in 2015.