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It Looks like a Japanese Film
Short Documentary Film, AT 2011, Farbe, 2 min., eOF
Diagonale 2012

Director, Script, Camera, Editor: Sasha Pirker
Producers: Sasha Pirker


It’s an ordinary day; schoolgirls and passersby stroll through the rain. Shooting from an anonymous room, Sasha Pirker uses a hand-held camera to reconstruct the day: a meeting with the boss of a japanese film company who has worked extensively with Kurosawa, the comparison with Japanese films that have raised the spirits of the community; , normality. “The rest of the day became history,” she goes on to say. It is the 11th of March 2011 – the day of the devastating earthquake.

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