Taiwan, Japan, 2021, 22′
Regia Mai Nakanishi
Con Ning HAN, Dai-Ying LIU, Vera CHEN
Un’attrice in cerca di successo viene invitata in un misterioso club per buongustai, solo per scoprire che la concorrenza ha preparato un orribile banchetto per divorarla.
Born in Tokyo but spent most of her youth abroad, Mai Nakanishi is a filmmaker whose work focuses on genre films with particular emphasis on horror. She has worked on a variety of international projects including working as an assistant director for one of Asia’s prominent arthouse auteur Eric Khoo. Her directorial debut HANA (2018), a supernatural horror short which was shot entirely in South Korea was invited to over 30 film festivals including Sitges, Bifan and Mumbai FF, winning multiple awards. In 2019, she won the Korean Award at Bucheon IFF’s It project market with her feature project HANA which is currently in development. She was 2013 Bifan’s Fantastic Film School fellow, 2016 Asian Film Academy fellow of Busan IFF and alumna of AFiS filmmaker residency program in Busan. A genuine genre enthusiast at heart, she is also a founder of Scream Queen FilmFest Tokyo, the only female-centric genre festival in Asia.