2016 Official Selection, film index


Datum Point

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

Yoshiro Ishihara (1915-1977) was a poet of silence. He said that a poem is an impulse to resist writing. This is an attempt to seek out a landscape from his poems.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Suijungenten

    Directed by: Ryo ORIKASA

    Ryo Orikasa was born in Ibaraki, Japan, but now lives and works in Montreal. After graduating from Ibaraki University, he went on to study Animation at Tokyo University of the Arts and made his graduation short, "Writings Fly Away", in 2011. He has recently been awarded the Fellowship of Overseas Study Programme for Artists by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in Japan.

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2015

    Running time: 06 min 41 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: clay

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Ryo ORIKASA

    Production: Ryo ORIKASA

    Based on: Yoshiro Ishihara

    Animation: Ryo Orikasa

    Music: Shun Owada

    Editing: Ryo Orikasa