The film is inspired by the story of a young couple's battle to keep their family together when the husband is diagnosed with a rare and brutal disease.
Two people stand on a road, out of focus. Seen distorted through a glass, they retire upstairs to a bedroom where she undresses. He says, "Adieu." Images: the beautiful girl, a starfish in a jar, city scenes, newspapers, tugboats. More images: starfish, the girl. "How beautiful she is." Repeatedly. He advances up the stair, knife in hand, starfish on the step. Three people stand on a road, out of focus. "How beautiful she was." "How beautiful she is." "Beautiful."
Murakami-inspired supernatural thriller. Japanese office drone Arisu finds his own life imitating the mystery novels of his favourite writer when his wife disappears and he finds he is being pursued by a sinister figure in a rabbit suit.
In this animated tale based on beloved fable The Child and the Starfish, little Sara cares for a starfish washed ashore by a storm and learns that, with love, hope and compassion, she can make a difference in the world. With help from her brother, Josh, friend Toby and dog Flagg, Sara must return to the sea the many starfish stranded on the beach. This award-winning film features the original song, "There's Someone Looking Out for You and Me."
Powerful, direct and heartrending, The Starfish Throwers explores how three of the world's most fiercely compassionate individuals struggle to restore hope to the hopeless in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways. Continents apart, a sixth grader, a top chef and retired school teacher fight what seems an unwinnable war until they discover their impact may reach further than their action
Poetry watches film. Film reads poetry. Paolo Javier's text is a catalyst for the digital sculpting of an 8mm Kodachrome canvas.
This humorous film provides a fascinating insight into Japan’s pornographic underworld, following a band of itinerant smut-peddlers, consisting of Hisao, his wife and main model Saku, and their partner in crime Tori, as they arrive, penniless, at a hot spring resort and attempt to make their money selling nude photos, staging live sex shows and screening homemade blue movies.