Andaz Tokyo Special Program A
The film festival has collaborated with Andaz Tokyo for its 1st anniversary, and a special screening event has been confirmed! We will present two programs focusing on "personal style" and "indigenous," elements of the Andaz concept. One program will be centered on unique international films about "personality," and the other will introduce the Tokyo locale and Japanese culture to international tourists.
Greg Rom/South Africa/10:32/Dark Comedy/2012
A stranger strolls into a bank armed with little more than a plan, seeking to steal the vault contents. Taking place in a world just left of ours, “Loot” is the surprising tale of a robbery, where the line between reality and imagination is blurred.
On a significant day in her life, a lonely woman who finds solace in the daily crossword finds that the answers to the clues are all around her. Is it magic, coincidence or something else entirely?
A doorman at a Dublin city hotel spends many happy years opening his beloved door for the hotel residents. One day, much to his horror, he discovers that his job and happiness may be under threat.
Audrey Najar & Frédéric Perrot/France/4:06/Comedy/2010
Romain has always felt different: he was born with antlers and has to deal with a painful loneliness and constant mockery. But one day a chance encounter is going to change his life and the way people look at him...
This short follows a man facing a very exceptional, unfortunate situation. His point of gravity is slipping away, which leads him to social isolation. There’s only one other case known to mankind, will this be Frank’s salvation?
A coming of age tale about a boy born with a camera for a head that addresses the impossibility of both living life and documenting it. Magical, humorous, romantic and ultimately heartbreaking, the film is an epic story about the way we live today.