Home Away From Home


Arbis Bar & Salonger | 25 augusti
Short Shorts visas under lördagen från 19:30-20:40

  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Yukinori Makabe, 2017
  • Duration: 12:36 min

A taxi driver, a young girl and a backpacker simultaneously experience a wonderful journey in Tokyo, where they find connections to their own homes in Africa, Europe and Southeast Asia. Throughout their journey, they run into the same Japanese woman named Akiko. Meanwhile, a writer in Paris recalls her encounter with Akiko in Tokyo.Born 1980 in Niigata. Yusaku works as the CEO for ASTROSANDWICH PICTURES INC. in Tokyo. He directs and produces films, TC commercials, music videos and dramas for the web television and the satellite television. He has won awards at SSFF & ASIA in the past.

Born in 1984, from Tokyo prefecture. With ROBOT COMMUNICATIONS INC.
In 2012, he won the Grind-prix at the Louis Vuitton Journey Awards with his short film The Sun and The Moon, and won the Audience Award with A Piece of Dogu at SSFF & ASIA 2014.

His first feature film I AM A MONK, was released in 2015. The film won the Audience Award at the Chicago Asian Pop-up Cinema and also the Platinum Award at the WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.
This is his second film co-produced with Short Shorts Film Festival following Tokyo Sky Story which was made in 2013 to commemorate the 1st anniversary of the Tokyo Sky Tree.


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