JESUS

Director / Cinematographer / Writer / Editor

Film / 2019

66th an Sebastian International Film Festival
Best New Directors Award

29th Stockholm International Film Festival
Best Cinematography

19th Dublin International Film Festival
Best Cinematography

11th Tama Cinema Forum Film Award
Best Upcoming Director

3rd Macau International Movie Festival
Special Mention


Yura is moving from Tokyo to a snowy countryside to live with his grandmother. He struggles adapting to his new school with a Christian value where everyone is called to “worship”. One day in the middle of a prayer, a very small Jesus appear before him. As his wishes to Jesus all come true, he starts to have faith in the power of the Lord.


Director / Cinematography / Screenplay / Editor:Hiroshi Okuyama
Cast:Yura Sato / Riki Okuma / Chad Mullane / Hinako Saeki / Akko Tadano / Kouichi Nihei/ Yuko Kibiki / Kenichi Akiyama / Ippei Osako / Masayasu Kitayama
Producer:Tadashi Yoshino
Line Producer:Riko Kurokawa
Assistant Producer:Kouki Shimura
Lighting Director:Ryuto Iwabuchi
Sound Recordist:Kousuke Yanagita
Production Designer:Kaede Fujimoto
Hair and Makeup:Nao Honda
Assistant Director:Koudai Seki
Audio Mixer:Satoshi Watanabe
Still Photographer:Kaoru Mochida
Production:CLOSING REMARKS, Inc.

JESUS