Anshul CHAUHAN アンシュル・チョウハン


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Disaffected teenager Sora embarks on a quest for her recently deceased grandfather’s old war weapon while a mysterious backwards-walking vagabond enters her life. Anshul CHAUHAN’s coming-of-age drama deals with the still lingering effects of Japan’s wartime past and is infused with an enigmatic and downright somnambulistic atmosphere.

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About Anshul CHAUHAN

Anshul CHAUHAN, born in India in 1986, graduated with an Arts degree and started working as an animation artist for Technicolor India. He moved to Tokyo in 2011 to work as a CGI animator for projects like the TRON: UPRISING series (2012 / 2013) and the anime GANTZ: 0 (2016). In 2016, he founded the production company Kowatanda Films with Mina MOTEKI. His directorial feature-length debut BAD POETRY TOKYO (2018) and his second feature KONTORA (2019 / NC ’21) were awarded at several international film festivals. DECEMBER (2022 / NC ’23) was shown in the competition of the 2022 Busan International Film Festival.