Asian Cinema Fund 2018
- Script Development Fund
- Production Support Fund
- Post-Production Fund
- Asian Network of Documentary(AND) Fund
- ACF Showcase
- AND Programs
2015 Script Development Fund Projects
|Project||Blue Wind Blows (WT:SMOKE ON THE WATER)|
The father vanished, gone missing for years with no obvious reason. His son Takeshi is 12 years old, once lively, has now been lonely and alienated from others. Whether or not the father lives, Takeshi and his remaining family mother and younger brother live daily with anxiety and fear. One day a transfer student girl “Sayoko” shows up at Takeshi’s elementary school. Parentless Sayoko comes to this little town to be a foster child. As time passes, they become closer as if gravitated and Takeshi feels safe with her. But, sudden tragedy strikes Takeshi, Sayoko is abandoned by her foster parents over some trivial troubles and sent back to an orphanage. They are torn apart and unable to see each other. Some days later, a rumor comes to him that Sayoko has died. His pent-up anger explodes. After Takeshi calms down, he finds himself impulsively holding a knife at Sayoko’s foster parents. As if running away from everything, Takeshi desperately heads to the sea to find a place that his father liked and where legend has it that a mirage connects this world and the other.
Without any sign, a person you love vanishes right in front of you. Death could be the most violent event in life. On March 11, 2011, Japan was devastated by huge earthquake, and many people suddenly lost their lives. How do people who are left alive get over their enormous sense of loss? The answer would not be found easily. The world is sometimes irrationally unreasonable and so tough to live in. But yet we all have to walk on our lives. I think it is a mystery of life. This project is a story of the family whose father has suddenly gone missing for no obvious reason. Through this project, I would like to depict how a family left behind deals with conflict over people around them, themselves, the invisible presence of their father and overcome obstacles over the course.
Berlinale 2018 Generation Kplus