Watanabe in Winter

Watanabe in Winter is a short film by Sabrina Zhao, inspired by Haruki Murakami “Men without Women”. I translated the Japanese spoken lines into English. This film is aiming to extract the invisible urban solitude and to bring out the beauty and loss in our bodies and souls. Sabrina Zhao Watanabe in Winter Watanabe in Winter Synopsis Japanese wallflower Atsushi Watanabe and Chinese call-girl Ms. Eel. Two recent immigrants to New York spend over one quiet evening. Length 38 minutes Cast Atsushi Watanabe:Kota Fudauchi Ms. Eel:Renee Xu Staff Writer/Director:Sabrina Zhao Producer:James Qiu Cinematographer:Andy Wenyu Yu Production Designer:Rebecca Liu Assistant Director:Zihao Su

MOTHER AND SON

MOTHER AND SON was made for the 48 Hour Film Project: Tokyo that requires to write a script, film and edit within 48 hours along the theme and the keywords. I translated this 2nd short film by SARUGAKU COMPANY from Japanese into English. It is a little bitter but heartwarming parent-child story. SARUGAKU COMPANY MOTHER AND SON Official Website(coming soon) Synopsis A “two minutes” miracle happens to a would-be picture book writer. Length 8 minutes Cast Kisetsu Fujiwara Hiromi Shinju Yoshiko Tatsumi Yu-chan Satsuki-chan Sui-chan Reiko Mori Takashi Okado Wataru Omura Akiko Yoshioka Go Jibiki Staff Cinematographer:Kosuke Haruki Sound Recordist:Hiroshi Shoji|Go Jibiki|Takashi Okado Art/Prop/Cosume Designer:873 (Hana Toriumi, Nami Numazawa) Hairdresser/Make-up…

SUMMER TIME

SUMMER TIME is the 1st short film for the creative group, SARUGAKU COMPANY, to produce. I joined as a translator on this film. I have a special feeling to this as my first translation work on movies. I am also honored to be a member of the internationally awarded film. SARUGAKU COMAPNY SUMMER TIME Official Website Synopsis A story of one summer time. A couple, Fumi and Ryo, has enjoyed to collect pictures of a neighbor. Length 30 minutes 40 seconds Cast Mai Nakano Yusuke Maruyama Takashi Okado Rei Kitagawa Staff Cinematographer:Haruki Kosuke Cinematographer Assistant:Kana Yoshida Assistant Director:Akihiro Toda 2nd Assistant Director:Reiko Mori Costume Designer:Yoshiko Yasumi Costume Designer Assistant:Fumi Aok…