GIRL’S ENCOUNTER

Japan

Official Panorama Section

Director: Eda Yuka
Year: 2018
Duration: 101′
Language: Original Version / Spanish subtitles
Genre: Drama

Synopsis

Miyuri Obara loses her voice after being bullied. She is unable to assert herself, nor does she have the courage to cut her wrists. Miyuri’s only friend is a silkworm she found in the mountains. Naming it “Tsumugi”, she takes good care of it. But one day, the bully Shimizu finds out about a silkworm, and throws it away. But then, a girl named “Tsumugi” transfers in to her school.

Director’s Biography

Eda Yuka Born in Takasaki, Gunma Prefecture. She directed the film “Sayonara Spica”, which won the Audience Award and Special Jury Award at the 26th Waseda Film Festival in 2013. Currently, she is involved in various productions such as filming special bonus footage for the film “Over Fence” and behind-the-scenes videos for the film “Taiyou wo Tsukame”.

Festivals and Awards

11th Purbalingga Film Festival (2017) | Official Selection, Indonesian Premiere
37th Indonesian Film Festival (2017) | Best documentary feature nominee
28th Singapore International Film Festival (2017) | Official Selection
12th Jogja NETPAC Asian Film Festival (2017) | Official Selection
16th Yogyakarta Documentary Film Festival (2017) | Official Selection
2nd Solo Documentary Film Festival (2017) | Official Selection


SCREENING

Thursday 8th Nov
20:00h
CAIXAFORUM