Children of Soleil

JAPAN / 2011 / Japanese / Color / Video / 107 min / documentary
Director: Okutani Yoichiro


In Tokyo, at the mouth of the Tama River, a man lives on a ship while repairing motorboats. With dogs at his side, he occasionally turns and talks to the camera. The camera stares back at him fixedly, as the director commits himself in the acts of watching and listening.

*Film Festivals
-Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival
  New Asian Currents Awards Special Mention

-Cinema du Reel 2012

-Nara International Film Festival 2012


Nippon no Misemonoyasan

JAPAN / 2012 / Japanese / Color / Video / 90 min / documentary
Okutani Yoichiro