Takeshi FUKUNAGA 福永壮志

Ainu Mosir

Nippon Visions   ½ 

Kanto, a young Ainu boy, tries to come to terms with the recent death of his father and struggles to find a spiritual connection to him through his ancestors’ traditions. A unique coming-of-age story, embedded in the indigenous culture of the Ainu people in northern Japan, with outstanding amateur actors.

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Coming of age Drama Social issues


日本, 米国, 中国 2020

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About Takeshi FUKUNAGA

Takeshi FUKUNAGA was born in Hokkaido Prefecture in 1982 and studied film production and film editing in New York. His first feature film OUT OF MY HAND premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2015. His second feature film AINU MOSIR (2020 / NC ’21) was made with the support of the Cannes Cinéfondation and had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. In addition to his accolades for his directorial work, he won numerous prizes as an editor, like for THE BIRTH OF SAKÉ (2015 / NC ’16).