The 3rd title released by CALF, a new DVD label established in 2010 by Japanese independent filmmakers.

Atsushi Wada's film attracts viewers with his fine drawing lines, whispering sounds, and the unique rhythm and movement. His strange and absurd world is full of humor and sadness that will tickle your mind.

Atsushi Wada ikes to make comfortable movements and is always thinking about the Japanese traditional concept called "Ma", the tension produced between movements. Day of Nose (2005) won the Best Short Film in Norwich International Animation Festival and Well, That's Glasses (2007) won the Best Film of the Young Jury in Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival. In a Pig's Eye (2010) has been nominated in Zagreb, Annecy, Hiroshima, and Ottawa, and won the Best Film in Fantoche International Animation Film Festival. The Mechanism of Spring (2010) premiered at the Venice Film Festival.

Available in Europe at:
HEEZA (Paris)

Potemkine (Paris)

Librairie Flammarion au Centre Pompidou (Paris)

Image Movement (Berlin)

Animatou (Geneva)

International Distributor: CaRTe bLaNChe
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