ASAKO I & II

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Japan 119 min. min Catalan premiere Fiction

Synopsis

One day Asako’s first love suddenly disappears. Two years later, she meets his perfect double. By the director of Locarno revelation Happy Hour (D’A 2016 Audience Award).

Themes

LoveAsian Cinema

Director

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

(Japan, 1978) After graduating from the University of Tokyo with a Bachelor of Art in Aesthetics in March 2003, he had been working as an assistant director for film and TV industry for three years. With Happy Hour (2015) he won the Audience Award at D’A 2016. He is now based in Kobe.

Filmography: Asako I & II (2018), Happy Hour (2015, D’A 2016), Touching the Skin of Eeriness (2013), Intimacies (2012), The Sound of Waves (2012), The Depths (2010), Passion (2008), Solaris (2007)

Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Film information

Int. title: Netemo sametemo
Director: Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Script: Sachiko Tanaka, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi
Contact: MK2
With: Masahiro Higashide, Erika Karata, Koji Seto, Rio Yamashita, Sairi Itoh, Daichi Watanabe
Country: Japan
Year: 2018
Format: DCP
Length: 119 min. min
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Spanish, Catalan, English
Edition: 2019