Enokida Trading Post

  • Saturday, June 2, 17:00 Mousonturm Saal
  • 榎田貿易堂
    Enokida boekido
  • Japan 2017, Blu-ray, 110 min, Japanese with English subtitles
  • Director & Script: Ken IIZUKA
  • Production: Breath
  • Camera: Hironori YAMAZAKI
  • World sales: Free Stone Productions
  • Cast: Kiyohiko SHIBUKAWA, Ryu MORIOKA, Sairi ITO, Kenichi TAKITO, Toshie NEGISHI
  • World premiere in the presence of the director and the actor Kiyohiko SHIBUKAWA
  • Competition Nippon Cinema Award


After spending some years in Tokyo, Yojiro has returned to his rural hometown to open a thrift store that is surprisingly successful. He’s rather popular with the ladies too. But when a dramatic event upends his life, he decides to start afresh. Ken IIZUKA’s small-town comedy is filled with local color and stands out with its top-class cast, centered around leading actor Kiyohiko SHIBUKA

Director's Bio
Ken IIZUKA was born in Gunma prefecture in 1979. His directing debut was SUMMER NUDE in 2003, and ever since he has written and directed numerous films as well as theatrical plays and television series. His recent film LAUGHING LUCKY CATS (2017) was nominated at Blue Ribbon Awards for Best Film in 2017.

2003 Summer Nude; 2012 Arakawa Under the Bridge; 2014 Drops in Your Hand (Otona doroppu); 2017 Laughing Lucky Cats (Warau manekineko); 2018 Rainbow Days (Nijiiro deizu)


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