Sisterhood, Takashi Nishihara, Japan, 2019, 87′
Docu-fiction, o.v. Japanese, Italian & English subtitles
WTFF5 – International Competition Feature Films
Tokyo-based documentary film director Ikeda interviews young people about feminism. His subjects include a student in a bad relationship, a nude model, a rock musician and others who provide fresh material. Their fragmented lives are interwoven with the director’s personal issues throughout a narrative that creates a cohesive whole that speaks of the changes to society we are living through today.
Takashi Nishihara (1983) graduated from the Department of Arts and Film at Waseda University in Tokyo, with a focus on documentary. He directed two fiction feature films: Blue Ray (2011) and Starting Over (2014). His first documentary feature film About My Liberty (2016) was selected for Hot Docs 2017. He mostly works as a director of TV documentary projects.
Directed by Takashi Nishihara
DOP Yukiko Iioka, Daisuke Yamamoto
Sound Young-chang Hwang
Editing Takashi Nishihara
Sound Editing Young-chang Hwang
Cast Manami Usamaru, BOMI, Nina Endo, Mika Akizuki, Ryo Iwase
Production sky-key factory
Distribution harakiri films