Takumi and his daughter Hana live in Mizubiki Village, close to Tokyo. Like generations before them, they live a modest life according to the cycles…
After completing his postgraduate studies in film at Tokyo University of the Arts, Yoshio Kitagawa began his career as an assistant cinematographer on feature films. He is currently active as a cinematographer in a wide range of fields, including documentary films, art, music videos and commercials, as well as feature films. In recent years, he has also expanded his activities to include international projects.
His major cinematography projects include the film Happy Hour (2015, dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi), the documentary film The Great Basin (2020, dir. Chivas DeVinck), the film Third Time Lucky (2021, dir. Tadashi Nohara), the film Evil Does Not Exist (2023, dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi) and many others.
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