It’s a Summer Film! サマーフィルムにのって

Sunday, January 28, 4:00PM (ET) at Innis Town Hall (2 Sussex Ave, Toronto ON M5S 1J5)

Directed by MATSUMOTO Soushi • 2020 • Comedy / Sci-Fi / Romance • 98 min. • Presented in Japanese with English subtitles  RSVP Required  Trailer

Barefoot is a high-school girl who adores samurai movies and Japanese costume drama. But she doesn’t stand a chance of making a samurai movie at school, as all the film club members prefer romantic dramas. One day Barefoot meets Rintaro, who is an ideal actor for the lead samurai role in a movie she wrote. And so Barefoot and her two best friends, Kickboard and Blue Hawaii, persuade Rintaro to star in the movie that transcends space and time.

Director Biography:

Born 1988 in Saitama Prefecture. MATSUMOTO Soushi is a bember of directors’ team ‘The Directors Farm.’ Director Soushi has directed numerous commercials, music videos, and short films including web drama series “Aobake No Table” and TV drama series “Girl Wa Friend”. He was nominated for Japan Media Arts Festival, Entertainment Division Jury Selection with his directorial work “Light Blue” (Yusuke Emoto / Music Video). “It’s a Summer Film!” is his first feature film and was premiered at 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival.

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