The Fish with One Sleeve

The Fish with One Sleeve

片袖の魚

Hikari Shintani, a trans woman, works at an ornamental fish company and lives alone in Tokyo. While occasionally feeling an indescribable distance between herself and others, she shares a good... More
33m Japan 2021
New
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Transgender Japan Shorts

Synopsis

Hikari Shintani, a trans woman, works at an ornamental fish company and lives alone in Tokyo. While occasionally feeling an indescribable distance between herself and others, she shares a good rapport with her coworkers and a trans woman friend. One day, Hikari returns to her hometown for a business trip. To reveal her true self as a woman, she gathers her courage and texts her old classmate Takashi, a long unrequited love of hers from her high school.

☆ From the award-winning director Tsuyoshi Shojia, who brought you "Old Narcissus",
☆ A pioneering work in the Japanese film and television industry! A trans actress takes on the role of a transgender on-screen.

Details

Country
Japan
Language
Japanese
Director
Tsuyoshi SHOJI
Cast
Yu IshizukaHisao KurozumiTsuyoshi Shoji
Awards & Selections
2022 KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival Best Performance in a Lead Role, 2021 Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, 2021 Munich Queer Film Festival, 2020 Chéries-Chéris Paris LGBT Film Festival

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