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THE NIGHT I SWAM

by Damien Manivel, Kohei Igarashi

synopsis

Snow covered mountains in Japan. Every night, a fisherman makes his way to the market in town. His 6 year old son is awoken by his departure and finds it impossible to fall back to sleep. In the sleeping household, the young boy draws a picture he then slips into his satchel. On his way to school, still drowsy, he strays off the path and wanders into the snow…

international title: The Night I Swam
original title: La Nuit où j'ai nagé
country: France, Japan
sales agent: Shellac
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Damien Manivel, Kohei Igarashi
film run: 79'
release date: FR 2/05/2018
screenplay: Damien Manivel, Kohei Igarashi
cast: Takara Kogawa, Keiki Kogawa, Takashi Kogawa, Chisato Kogawa
cinematography by: Wataru Takahashi
film editing: William Laboury
music: Jérôme Petit
producer: Martin Bertier, Damien Manivel
production: MLD Films, Shellac, Nobo (JP)
distributor: Shellac Distribution