Masakazu KANEKO 金子雅和
On Demand: Ring Wandering
Nippon Visions ½
Sosuke is a manga artist, but earns his living on a construction site in Tokyo. During an excavation, he discovers the skull of an extinct Japanese wolf. When he digs up the remaining skeleton of the animal in order to draw it, he meets a mysterious girl. In his award-winning fantasy drama, Masakazu KANEKO tells the story of lost souls of World War II.
About Masakazu KANEKO
Masakazu KANEKO, born in Tokyo in 1978, made 8mm and 16m films while studying political science and economics. After graduation, he studied under Takahisa ZEZE at the Film School of Tokyo. He went on to make short films, commercials and his award-winning feature-length debut THE ALBINO’s TREES (2016), which was shown at more than 20 international film festivals. RING WANDERING (2021 / NC ’22) is his second feature-length film.