Anshul CHAUHAN アンシュル・チョウハン
Nippon Cinema ª
Seven years after murdering a classmate, Kana fights for a reduction of her prison sentence. The parents of the murdered classmate, whose life was turned upside down by the killing, want to prevent this at all costs. Director Anshul CHAUHAN combines a psychologically nuanced portrait of grief with sociopolitical commentary into a gripping drama.
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.
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