M/OTHER

Nobuhiro Suwa

Japan 157 min Fiction

Synopsis

Tetsuro is living with his young girlfriend Aki in a pleasant house in Tokyo. They both spend a lot of time at their jobs. However, their routine is upset when Tetsuro brings his 8 year old son Shun to live with them, while his ex-wife recovers from a car accident.

Director

Nobuhiro Suwa

He begins his cinematographic career with 2/Duo, awarded at the Rotterdam Festival; M/Other, FIPRESCI Award at Cannes; or H Story, selected in Un Certain Regard of the same festival. From here, a successful period of French production begins, which leads him to win the Special Jury Prize in Locarno with Un couple parfait and selections in the Directors’ Fortnight or San Sebastián with Yuki & Nina and The Lion Sleeps Tonight, respectively. He was object of a retrospective in the D’A 2018.

Filmography: El teléfono del viento (2020), El león duerme esta noche (2017, D’A 2018), Yuki & Nina (2009, D’A 2018), Un couple parfait (2005, D’A 2018), H Story (2001, D’A 2018), M/Other (1999, D’A 2018), 2/Duo (1997, D’A 2018)

Nobuhiro Suwa

Film information

Director: Nobuhiro Suwa
Script: Nobuhiro Suwa, Tomokazu Miura, Makiko Watanabe
Contact: Wowow
With: Tomokazu Miura, Makiko Watanabe, Ryudai Takahashi
Country: Japan
Year: 1999
Format: DCP
Length: 157 min
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Catalan
Edition: 2018

Awards

FIPRESCI in Cannes