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Parallel sections Asian cinema - JCC 2017
JCC 2017 du 4 au 11 novembre 2017



Katsuya Tomita - Japan


In Bangkok, Thaniya Street is a hotbed of prostitution, frequented by Japanese men. Luck, one of the queens of the area, meets Ozawa, a Japanese former client and lover. Together, they will try to live their love on the border of Laos. But their quest for a lost paradise is hampered by the legacy of colonialism.

Technical details

Genre: Feature film
Duration: 183 minutes
Production year: 2016
Country: Japan
Casting: Ubenja Pongkorn - Sunun Phuwiset - Chutlpha Promplang
Script: Toranosuke Aizawa - Katsuya Tomita
DOP: Studio Ishi
Editing: Takuma Furuy -, Takahiro Yamaguchi - Seiji Nakamura - Katsuya Tomita - Masahiro Mukoyama
Director: Katsuya Tomita
Production company: Terutarô OSANAÏ Kuzoku Inc.

Katsuya Tomita is born in 1972 in Kofu, Japan. He directed «Above the Clouds», 8mm in 2003. He shot «Off Highway 20» (2007) in 16 mm. «Saudade» (2011). He was invited to Locarno and won the Gold Montgolfière at the Festival of the 3 continents of Nantes.