Along the Sea
E.x.N Inc.
Along the Sea
E.x.N Inc.
Along the Sea
CLIENT
E.x.N Inc.
AGENCY
E.x.N Inc.
ROLE
Branding
Film Tittle
Graphic
Visual
Advertising
Art Direction
TYPE OF CLIENT
Entertainment
LOCATION
Tokyo
Hanoi
San Sebastian
Cairo
Frankfurt
Shanghai
Osaka
A bridge to the world
"世界への架け橋"として
Praised at San Sebastian International Film Festival and Tokyo International Film Festival! Design and art direction for the title logo design and overseas promotional advertisements for "Along the Sea," a film depicting the resolve and lives of Vietnamese women in Japan, portrayed with breathtaking realism. With the global development of the advertisement in mind, we expressed the world of the movie in a minimalistic and vivid impression. The ad was used at the world premiere of the 68th San Sebastian International Film Festival, as well as at the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival and the 42nd Cairo International Film Festival.
[Story] Three women from Vietnam, Anh, Nhu, and Phong. They had been working in Japan as technical interns for three months, but one night they attempted to escape from the harsh work environment. Relying on their broker, they ended up in a port town deep in snow. Although frightened by the situation of working illegally, they started working hard for their families back home and for a happy future. ...... The film features Vietnamese women who came to Japan in search of a better life, and depicts their struggle against harsh reality while dreaming of a sparkling future. Winner of the New Directors Competition at the 68th San Sebastian International Film Festival / World Focus at the 33rd Tokyo International Film Festival / International Panorama at the Cairo International Film Festival / Special Screenings at the 36th Osaka Asian Film Festival.
サンセバスチャン国際映画祭、東京国際映画祭で賞賛!圧巻のリアリズムで描く、在日ベトナム人女性の覚悟と生き様を描く映画「海辺の彼女たち(英題:Along the Sea)」のタイトルロゴデザイン、海外宣伝向けの広告のデザイン・アートディレクションを担当する。広告のグローバル展開を念頭に置き、映画の世界観をミニマルかつ鮮烈な印象を表現しています。第68回サン・セバスティアン国際映画祭のワールドプレミア公開にて広告使用、ならびに第33回東京国際映画祭・第42回カイロ国際映画祭にて広告使用された。
[ストーリー] ベトナムから来た3人の女性たち、アン、ニュー、フォン。彼女たちは日本で 技能実習生として3ヶ月間働いていたが、ある夜、過酷な職場からの脱走を図った。ブローカーを頼りに、辿り着いた場所は雪深い港町。不法就労という状況に怯えながらも、故郷にいる家族のため、幸せな未来のために懸命に働き始めたが......。より良い生活を求めて来日したベトナム人女性たちを主人公に、きらめく未来を夢見ながら、過酷な現実と闘う姿を描く。 第68回サンセバスチャン国際映画祭 新人監督部門 / 第33回東京国際映画祭 ワールド・フォーカス部門 / カイロ国際映画祭 インターナショナル・パノラマ部門 / 第36回大阪アジアン映画祭 特別招待作品部門を受賞
CREDITMovie Director | Akio Fujimoto
Producer | Kazutaka Watanabe(E.x.N)
Art Director | Kenjiro Nii
Designer | Tatsuya Kawabe
And more.,
CREDITMovie Director | Akio Fujimoto
Producer | Kazutaka Watanabe(E.x.N)
Art Director | Kenjiro Nii
Designer | Tatsuya Kawabe
And more.,