OUT THERE

By Takehiro ITO

EYES FILMS - as PROD / FIN

Drama - Completed 2016

Existing between Tokyo and Taipei, Ito Takehiro’s debut independent feature follows a young man whose multicultural upbringing finds him drifting on his roller blade in search of a sense of belonging.

Festivals
& Awards

FID Maresille 2016
International competiton & First film competition
Torino film festival 2016
Wave
BAFICI (Buenos Aires) 2017
Int'l Official Selection
First Look Festival 2017
International Film Festival Rotterdam 2017
Bright Future
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama, Documentary, First film
    • Countries
    • JAPAN, TAIWAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE, CHINESE, ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 142 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Takehiro ITO
    • Producer(s)
    • Takerhiro ITO (EYES FILMS), Chun chihh MA (EYES FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • November in Tokyo.
      Haruo, a Japanese film director who had temporarily stopped the shooting in Taiwan and had the shot films in his hand. It was a story of the couple who tried to emigrate to America from Taiwan in 1970s. He plans to restart the shooting with producer.
      During the new casting, Haruo met a youth of Taiwan, Ma. Ma has been confused about where he belongs to. The incongruity of being in Taiwan makes him wanders from place to place.
      By having conversation with Ma, Haruo’s script had changed and could not see the ending. The film had recorded Ma, who has been looking for his homeland in Taiwan and Japan, past and now.
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