The Night I Swam

( La nuit où j'ai nagé )

Damien Manivel, Igarashi Kohei

  • No Dialogue (with English subtitles); 79 min
Orizzonti Competition
World Premiere

The Night I Swam - Damien Manivel, Igarashi Kohei

France, Japan, 2017, 79 min
  • Starring: Kogawa Takara, Kogawa Keiki, Kogawa Takashi, Kogawa Chisato
  • Production: Nobo, Shellac Sud, MLD Films / International Sales: Shellac

Snow covered mountains in Japan. Every night, a fisherman makes his way to the market in town.
His 6 year old son is awoken by his departure and finds it impossible to fall back to sleep. In the sleeping household, the young boy draws a picture he then slips into his satchel. On his way to school, still drowsy, he strays off the path and wanders into the snow...