The Peony’s Whisper
2016 | 65 min | color | 1.33:1 | japanese | stereo
"The essential characteristic of the image is its presentness."
Details from a portrait of Akira Naka, through the otherness of image and speech; broken up memory, fragmented time, reminiscences of places, moments, faces and bodies, during a back-and-forth between the recollections of a child and the aspirations of a man in his fifties...
※ Official selection at the Festival de l’Histoire de l’Art, France (2021).
※ Official selection at the 19th Festival Cinéma de la Paix?, Tunisia (2019).
※ Official selection at the 51st edition of the Sitges Film Festival, Spain (2018).
※ Official selection at the 5th edition of the Festival du Film de Fesses, Paris (2018).
※ Special premiere at Uplink Factory, Tokyo, on April 10, 2016.