The Drifting Post

In-Person Event Date

March 2, 2019 - 6:30pm
Q and A with Filmmaker following the film session:
Yes
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0:30:17
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Date Completed: 
November, 2018

Since the Great Tohoku (East Japan) Earthquake deprived Sonomi of her best friend Kyoko, she has lived without accepting the friend’s death.One day, a time capsule is found; It contains letters they wrote to each other to be read in the future.With the discovery, never-fading beautiful memories come back. At the same time, an irreparable mistake that Sonomi cannot regret enough comes back as well.Agonizing over the past, she learns about the Drifting Post, a mailbox that receives letters containing undelivered messages and pent-up feelings to those deceased in the earthquake. To convey her feelings to Kyoko and move on from the painful past, Sonomi makes up her mind to deliver her letter and she sets out for the Drifting Post.

Director(s): 

Kento Shimizu

After Hosei University graduation, Kento joined a video production company AOI Pro.  Engaged in a number of CM / Web movie / MV as production and assistant director. 

2010, the adidas web movie three works that served as the planning, assistant director-shooting, 2010 Asia Pacific Ocean Advertising Festival, the 57th win a prize at the Cannes International Advertising Festival. 

Leaving AOI Pro. In 2012. I am turning to a free director. 

In 2013, director work "Instant girl" is released. In 2015 the film will be screened in Hollywood. After that he continued to make works conscious of overseas, earned the bronze prize at the EAST-WEST ART AWARD video division in London in 2016. In 2017, he won a grand prize at Universal "Cinematic VR Idea Competition" sponsored by Universal, and is making a new VR movie.