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Yusuke Iwasaki’s first directorial work “VOID” was selected for the competition section of the 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival.

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Yusuke Iwasaki’s first directorial work “VOID” was selected for the competition section of the 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival.
Selected following the Rotterdam International Film Festival Short Film Competition
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We are pleased to announce that “VOID” directed by Yusuke Iwasaki, produced by the film label NOTHING NEW (representative: Kentaro Hayashi), has been selected for the Narrative Short Competition section of the San Francisco International Film Festival.
The San Francisco International Film Festival is said to be the oldest international film festival in the United States, and is celebrating its 67th anniversary this year. The director is Yusuke Iwasaki, who is active as a commercial director and won the Grand Prix in the film category at the 63rd ACC CREATIVITY AWARDS. This is the director’s first film and was selected following the Rotterdam International Film Festival Short Film Competition.
[Image 1: https://prtimes.jp/i/132499/13/resize/d132499-13-8d367af85428bed864ef-0.jpg&s3=132499-13-d0733ccd7e6bf9f7873a51a57b351d1b-1909×2700.jpg] The lead actor is Maru Nouchi, an actor and model who starred in movies such as “I Want to Go Far” and became a hot topic when he appeared in Otsuka Pharmaceutical Calorie Mate’s new commercial “Hikari mo Kagemo” that aired this fall. In addition, Kaho Ito, who starred in the movie “Fukuda Village Incident,” Ryo Ikeda, who starred in “Koibatachi,” Wakasugi Nai, who starred in “Ice Cream and Amane,” and Takenori Kaneko, who starred in the stage play “The Dodo Falls,” will also appear in the comedy series. The cast is attracting attention from all over the world, including entertainer and male swinger Masaaki Hirai, who plays the role of a teacher with a strange atmosphere.
“VOID” is currently being screened at Shimokitazawa K2 and Shibuya White Cine Quinto as part of NOTHING NEW’s first “absurd” horror short story collection “NN4444.”
“VOID” trailer: https://youtu.be/QecDxLnYzDU
NOTHING NEW “NN4444” Official website: https://nothingnew.ltd/NN4444 Comment from the director
Director Yusuke Iwasaki
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We are honored to have been selected for this prestigious film festival! I’m really curious about how this work will be received in San Francisco, a city rich in diverse cultures.
【overview】
“VOID”
Asagi (Maru Nouchi) is a high school student who lost a friend in an unexpected accident. A little strange phenomenon begins to occur around them.
Director/Screenplay: Yusuke Iwasaki
Cast: Maru Nouchi, Suigetsu Oishi, Kaho Ito, Nao Wakasugi, Rika Kamijima, Satomi Ando, ​​Takenori Kaneko, Masaaki Hirai (male swing), Ryo Ikeda, Wataru Monma, Hanami Okuma, and others.
Planning and production: Kentaro Hayashi, Kenta Suzuki
Producer: Jun Inoue, Yusuke Nagatsuka
Production Production: Tohokushinsha
Production/Distribution: NOTHING NEW
Movie label “NOTHING NEW(TM)”
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A film label established in 2022 with the aim of creating a world where talent is not destroyed. We are creating works with new talent aiming to take on the world. In October 2023, we will launch a transmission base “TAN PEN TON” in Shimokitazawa. In 2023, he will produce four short films, each of which will be selected for international film festivals, including the Rotterdam International Film Festival. We aim to create a cycle where talent is discovered and the world becomes excited.
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“NN4444”
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internationally, along with actors who will carry the future of the film industry. Short story collection.
“VOID” was selected for the Short Film Competition at the Rotterdam International Film Festival, “Washing” was selected for the International Competition at the Clermont-Ferrand International Film Festival, and “Dog” and “Washing” were selected for the Boston Science Fiction Film Festival. Received acclaim from film festivals around the world.
NOTHING NEW “NN4444” Official website: https://nothingnew.ltd/NN4444 Screening theater:
WHITE CINE QUINTO
Address: Shibuya PARCO 8th floor, 15-1 Udagawacho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo nearest station:
7 minutes walk from Shibuya Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, and Fukutoshin Line
5 minutes walk from Tokyu Denentoshi Line “Shibuya Station”
5 minutes walk from Tokyu Toyoko Line “Shibuya Station”
5 minutes walk from Shibuya Station on the Keio Inokashira Line Official website: https://www.cinequinto.com/white/
Shimokita – Ekimae – Cinema “K2”
Address: 2-21-22 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo (tefu) lounge 2F nearest station:
0 minute walk from the southwest ticket gate of Shimokitazawa Station on the Odakyu Line
3 minutes walk from the central ticket gate of Shimokitazawa Station on the Keio Inokashira Line
Official website: https://k2-cinema.com/
More details about this release:
https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000013.000132499.html



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