Pia Film Festival 2020
Fresh Wave International Short Film Festival 2021
Entertainment Award at the 42nd Pia Film Festival
Chka Arakawa, Tokuma Kudo
PFF General Incorporated Association
In the summer of 1989, young Eisuke records a space drama at his school’s radio station. Soon, an unknown girl starts sending him complementary recordings. An unexpected relationship blossoms on the airwaves.
Winning praise from Martin Scorsese, HAN GONG-JU verges on perfection. It’s impossible to remain unmoved by this drama, as relevant as it is powerful.
The legendary Koji Yakusho delivers one of his most moving performances in this repentant yakuza drama by Miwa Nishikawa.
A masterful film with a phenomenal actress, using the codes of the boxing drama to deliver a moving, powerful and hopeful work.