Takuma SATO 佐藤快磨


Nippon Cinema   ª 

After embarrassing himself on television, young father Tasuku leaves his provincial home for Tokyo. Two years later, he attempts a comeback. Taiga NAKANO is unforgettable in the leading role of this dramedy about the conflict between tradition and modernity. The film won a jury prize at the San Sebastian International Film Festival for its cinematography.

Nakuko wa inega

日本 2020

108 分


Taiga NAKANO, Riho YOSHIOKA, Kanichiro, Kimiko YO, Takashi YAMANAKA

About Takuma SATO

Takuma SATO was born in Akita in 1989 and studied Economics before discovering his passion for filmmaking. His first feature film, DON'T SAY THAT WORD (2014), was shown at Busan International Film Festival and won multiple awards at PIA Film Festival. Subsequently, he directed several short films, including BEGINNING TO BREAK HEY, HEY, HEY (2016) and STICKS AND STONES (2019). ANY CRYBABIES AROUND? (2020 / NC ‘20) is his second feature-length film and won the Best Cinematography Award in the San Sebastian International Film Festival competition.