2013 Official Selection, film index



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A love story between two people who each have a secret to hide. One is a pro-wrestler, the other a nun. When the two meet in the ring, something magical happens. Losing never felt so good.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Kick-Heart

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Country: Japan

    Year of production: 2012

    Running time: 12 min 43 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: drawing on paper

    Version: Version originale japonaise sous-titrée anglais

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Masaaki YUASA

    Production: PRODUCTION I.G, Justin LEACH, Hidekazu TERAKAWA, Mitsuhisa ISHIKAWA

    Script: Masaaki Yuasa

    Graphics: Aymeric Kevin

    Storyboard: Masaaki Yuasa

    Sets: Aymeric Kevin

    Animation: Masaaki Yuasa, Eunyoung Choi, Michio Mihara

    Music: Oorutaichi