Shun NAKAGAWA 中川駿

Sayonara, Girls.

Nippon Visions   ½ 

Only two days left until graduation at Shimada high school! The four girls Manami, Yuki, Kyoko and Shiori couldn’t have more different personalities, yet they will all have to leave their old lives behind. Using an approach both precise and poetic, director Shun NAKAGAWA tells a story of the fears and hopes of youth. His debut film features an impressive cast of young leading actresses.


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Thu., June 08, 2023, 19:30

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NAXOS Cinema

European premiere

Original with English subtitles

NOT approved for persons under 18 years

Special Mention – Nippon Visions Jury Award 2023

Cityscapes & Countryside Coming of age Drama

少女は卒業しない
Shojo wa sotsugyo shinai

Japan 2022

120 minutes

Director
Shun NAKAGAWA

Script
Shun NAKAGAWA based on short stories by Ryo ASAI

Cinematography
Hironori ITO

Music
Nozomu SATO

About Shun NAKAGAWA
中川駿

Shun NAKAGAWA, born in Ishikawa Prefecture in 1987, initially worked as an event manager after graduating from college. At the same time, he studied filmmaking at the New Cinema Workshop in Tokyo. His short film debut KALANCHOE (2016) received numerous awards in Japan. His first feature film SAYONARA, GIRLS. (2022 / NC ’23) had its world premiere at the 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival.

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