After graduating at the Rikkyo University, he worked as an assistant director for films directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Nobuhiro Suwa, among others. Sugita has established his own style to illustrate the incidents and each character’s minds with eyes and subtle body movements by limiting explanations in dialogues or narrations as much as possible. This film is his third feature.


Haruhara-San's Recorder (2021, D'A 2022), Listen to Light (2017), A Song I Remember (2011)