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Bath House of Whales

Short, Animation, Avant-Garde 7m 2019

Mizuki Kiyama’s short animation utilizes a paint on glass technique to render a young girl’s visit to a neighborhood sento (bath house) with her mother with dazzling sensuous wonder. Evoking child-like fascination at daily rituals, this quotidian act amidst feminine intimacy becomes a space of otherworldly fantasy. Bath House of Whales won the Lotte Reiniger Promotion Award for Animated Film at the Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film in Germany.

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Director

Mizuki Kiyama

Language

in Japanese with English subtitles

Country

Japan

Studio

Pia Film Festival

Bonus Content

Intro Video

1m

Introduction by director Mizuki Kiyama

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