Yusuke MORII 森井勇佑
Nippon Visions ½
Amiko never feels like doing her homework. Being a curious girl, she prefers to explore the world around her in her own unique, personal way. But then a loss in her family changes everything. In his directorial debut, Yusuke MORII reflects on life and death, patience and grief from a child’s perspective, with an acute sense of cinematic style.
Thu., June 08, 2023, 17:00
Original with English subtitles
NOT approved for persons under 18 years
Cityscapes & Countryside Drama Family
Yusuke MORII based on a narration by Natsuko IMAMURA
MoCCA Japan (MCJ)
Kana OSAWA, Arata IURA, Machiko ONO, Tensei OKUMURA, Yuto OZEKI
About Yusuke MORII
Yusuke MORII, born in Hyogo Prefecture in 1985, studied at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image. Various assistantships followed, including for Tatushi OMORI’s drama EVERY DAY A GOOD DAY (2018). AMIKO (2022) is his debut film, which won the Golden Prize at the 2022 Kaneto Shindo Awards.