Music Shorts Program B
Akihiro Toda/Japan/10:00/Music Shorts/2015/♪Nao Watanabe 'Inori’
Yu, an amateur photographer, is visiting her hometown in Hokkaido for the first time in three years, since her father's death. She is still unable to come to terms with the loss. Despite their misunderstandings, mother and daughter start down the road of reconciliation.
Director : Akihiro Toda
Akihiro Toda is the president of Cheese film Inc., and works as a filmmaker, stage director and acting teacher. In 2014, he made his feature film debut with "Neko ni mikan." He also won Second Prize at the New Directors Film Festival. His most recent project is "Kono sekai no chokkei" (2015).
Artist : Nao Watanabe
Song title : Inori
In 2003, Nao made her debut with the album "sachi." Her piano playing and clear vocals appeal across generations, and both her original songs and her commissioned work for TV commercials have gained widespread support.