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Short Shorts Showcase

Schedule

Day Time Cinema Format
16 Oct 2021, Saturday 3.20pm Shaw Theatres Lido Physical Screening

Details

Runtime: 95 mins
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Genre: Drama
Rating:   Sexual Scene

Idol

アイドル

Description

Single mother Miyabi (NEYA Ryoka) relies on her child idol daughter Kasumi (SASAKI Miyu) as her only source of income and ticket to future financial stability. When Kasumi is replaced in the group by a more popular girl, Miyabi must do everything she can to get her daughter back in the lineup.

Details

Year: 2020
Runtime: 20 mins
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Genre: Drama

Directed by

Ryushi LINDSAY

Starring

NEYA Ryoka, SASAKI Miyu, TAKAHASHI Sawa, TAKANOHASHI Akira, MATSUURA Yui, MAYAMA Yuki

My Baddest Spicy Cooking

毎日爆裂クッキング

Description

Fumi (YASUDA Seia), an editor of a food magazine “Weaving Days”, is under relentless pressure from her boss. She also suffers from dysgeusia; everything she eats is bland and tasteless. Her “stress gauge” is at its limit, setting off a rampage inside her head!

Details

Year: 2020
Runtime: 30 mins
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Genre: Comedy

Directed by

UEKI Sakura

Starring

YASUDA Seia, WATANABE Eri, HIJII Mika, KOMAKINE Ryusuke, IMAZATO Makoto

Story of Shahryar

シャフリヤールの昼と夜

Description

Mamoru (FUKIKOSHI Mitsuru) chooses to live alone when he finds out that his wife is having an affair. He starts using a hostess service to fill his loneliness. The stories he hears from Mizuki, the call girl, becomes the only pleasure for him. Like King Shahryar from “One Thousand and One Nights”, he realises what is truly important.

Details

Year: 2020
Runtime: 16 mins
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Genre: Drama

Directed by

KATO Daishi

Starring

FUKIKOSHI Mitsuru

I Don’t Want to Be Like You

あなたみたいに、なりたくない。

Description

Megumi (ABE Junko) is 28, a humble office worker with no boyfriend. She joins a marriage agency because she does not want to be like her senior Koyama (KOJIMA Hijiri), who missed out on getting married and is not lonely at 42. However, after striking out repeatedly, Megumi tires of the hunt, until she accidentally discovers Koyama’s unexpected side.

Details

Year: 2020
Runtime: 29 mins
Language: Japanese
Subtitle: English
Genre: Drama

Directed by

KAWASAKI Ryo

Starring

ABE Junko, KOJIMA Hijiri, TORITANI Hiroyuki, YOSHIKURA Aoi, FUJITA Masumi