Deaf movie "Ant and Katydid" to be shown in Tokyo

A 40-min Deaf film, "Ant and Katydid" based on the Aesop fairy tale, will be shown in Tokyo on March 20, Saturday.

http://www.medos.co.jp/movie/arikiri.asx
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A Deaf businessman meets various people, and faces his bitter past. When he meets his old classmate Katydid first after a long time, he finds how he has felt about himself. Will his mind be opened through remembering his school days?

The film was directed by Nobuhiro Odate and acted by Hideaki Nasu as the main character, both Deaf.

Program:
- CM screening with caption for 15 minutes

- The Deaf movie, "Ant and Katydid", with caption

- Talk Show by Director Odate and the actors

3 comments:

豪少爺 said...

Hi, This is Anthony from Hong Kong.
I am collecting any deaf films that come from different countries. let me know detail about "Ant and Katydid". e.g. Director, website, film story and so on. many thanks!

Deaf Japan News said...

The Director: Nobuhiro Odate (Deaf)

Website (Japanese) :
http://akikiri.from.tv/
http://akikiri.from.tv/release.html

Story:
A Deaf businessman meets various people, and remembers his past with bitterness. When he meets one of old classmates named Katydid first after a long time, he finds how he has felt about himself. Will he understand himself through recalling his old school days?

Shows:
The film was shown in 4 locations until April, 2010 and 4 more locations are planned from July, 2010 in Japan.

woon said...

Hi,i'm Woon from Malaysia.I'm also collecting the Deaf films.I'm interested to watch this movie.Is there any English subtitle come with this movie?How can i purchase it?