(WINNER - Sunset Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2013 / WINNER- Best Shorts Competition, La Jolla, 2013 / WINNER - IFFSRV, Jakarta, 2013)

1. Wear earphones
2. Turn your phone to Silent
3. Do nothing else for 9 minutes

TOKYO DREAMS - a journey behind closed eyelids

Tokyo Dreams is a short Zen-like film about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway.

Shooting 12 hours a day for two weeks, UK director Nicholas Barker contemplates the stillness and vulnerability of his fellow passengers and wonders whether they will wake in time for their stop…

Editor - Ray Stevens

To see more work by Nicholas Barker visit : nicholasbarker.com
His short JAPAN LIKES PINK can be viewed at : vimeo.com/68286417

Nicholas is represented by Chelsea in the US (chelsea.com/director/nicholas-barker) and Rogue Films in the UK (roguefilms.co.uk/directors/item/16/nicholas-barker/#0)

facebook.com/pages/Tokyo-Dreams/254484048026052 twitter.com/nicholasbarkerr


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Shout Box

  • Bennet Pimpinella

    this is my last job scratched frame by frame directly on 35mm film,
    2 months of work, more than 7000 frames
    I hope you like it

    by Bennet Pimpinella

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