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May 14th Room 1 | Nice IFF 2020 | JAPANESE CINEMA

1000
Makhaliss
35 mins
Japan
A cold-hearted reaper, MAKHALISS, meets a dying teenage girl, SATSUKI, who struggles to save her mother from the worst agony any mother could go through: seeing her own child die.


1030
City of Romance
86 mins
Japan
The writer Yuan ye is frustrated, and he can’t get over his ex-girlfriend Yang yang. Many years later, they meet again at their hometown. Yuan ye regrets breaking up with Yang yang and is trying to win her back but she’s about to marry another man.


1200
The Stars My Destination
135 mins
Japan
A retired Russian-Japanese soldier Eiji Onodera, was going to his hometown in Japan. But on his way, he was caught and given a new mission by his ex-colleague Captain Vadim Dadikov.


1425
Mystic Shrine Maiden
70 mins
Japan
Toko works as a shrine maiden. Her days are full of joy as she would be called out by the village people to play or sometimes simply savor time with nothing spectacular to do.


1540
The Promise Under the Cherry Tree
20 mins
Japan


1605
The Dream Manipulator Mugen
93 mins
Japan


1745
The Horizon You Dream Of
21 mins
Japan
A craftsman with stammer, Tasuku So, is too shy to talk with others. However, he encounters a single mother, Shoko and tries to change his mind.


1810
Arcadia
16 mins
Japan
For many years, Kaoru has taken care of his unwell father, Kozo. Kaoru is a man, but because Kozo can only recognize Kaoru as his wife (Kaori), Kaoru dresses and behaves like his mother.


1825
S is Summer, K was the Fall
80 mins
Japan