Director: Hiroshi Shinagawa
Language: VOSE | VOSC
Mio is a high school student in the countryside of Shimokawa, Hokkaido, who moves to Tokyo after graduating from high school with the dream of becoming a singer-songwriter. However, she ends up as an unsuccessful underground idol. Broken, hurt and tired of chasing her dreams, Mio returns to her hometown of Shimokawa.
Born in Tokyo in 1972, in 1995 Hiroshi Shinagawa formed a comedy combination, Shoji Shinagawa, with Tomoharu Shoji. As a film director, he is active under the name Hiroshi Shinagawa. The debut feature film Drop (2009), which he directed, and wrote, was a big hit. Since then, he has directed Slapstick Brothers (2011), One Third (2014), and Z Island (2015), among others. In 2021, his latest work Restart is going to be released.