We Are Little Zombies

Director: Makoto Nagahisa Run Time: 120 min. Rating: NR Language: Japanese

Starring: Keita Ninomiya, Mondo Okumura, Satoshi Mizuno, Sena Nakajima

About the film:

Director Makoto Nagahisa’s debut feature film is a hyper-stylized exploration of grief following four orphans on a quest to revive their ability to feel. Awarded the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Originality at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

“A rainbow-colored, RPG-Inspired scream into the abyss. A riotous debut feature.”

– Emily Yoshida, Vulture

About the filmmaker:

In 2017, director Makoto Nagahisa’s short film And So We Put Goldfish in The Pool won a prestigious Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. In an interview, he spoke of finding inspiration in goldfish, Kafka, video games, and his own childhood.

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