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Koji Yamamura Profile 1

Stanica: S2
29.06.2018
16:00

Imagination / あめのひ

director Koji Yamamura

year: 1992
country: Japan
duration: 4min.
Karo was hurrying home one rainy day when he met a fish swimming through the air. He told Piyobupt about the fish, but he only laughed. So they started to imagine and imagine…while outside the window flying fish enjoyed the rain.

Mt. Head / 頭山

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2002
country: Japan
duration: 10min.
A stingy man eats some cherry seeds and then a cherry tree grows on his head, and he gets into heaps of trouble. This animated film is a modern interpretation of the traditional Japanese Rakugo story Atama-yama set in contemporary Tokyo.

The Old Crocodile / 年をとった鰐

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2005
country: Japan
duration: 13min.
A crocodile so old that he witnessed the pyramids being built suffered from rheumatism, so could no longer catch his food. In hungry desperation, he decided to munch his great-grandson.

Fig / Fig

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2006
country: Japan
duration: 6min.
Fig is part of the Tokyo loop omnibus movie, created by 16 artists’ short films based on the theme ‘Tokyo’. Tokyo Tower and the window are transformed into characters that roam the Tokyo night.

Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor / カフカ 田舎医者

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2007
country: Japan
duration: 21min.
The ground is deeply covered in snow on a cold night. A humble doctor receives word of an emergency. A theater of the absurd inspired by Czech writer Kafka’s original short stories.

A Child’s Metaphysics / こどもの形而上学

director Koji Yamamura

year: 2007
country: Japan
duration: 5min.
A child whose head is numerals, who winds his own face and holds it under his arm. What was left is his identity: his eyes are fish, and a zippered mouth renders him speechless.