|THE CENTRAL REGION|
Direction: Pedro González Rubio
Cinematographer, Editor: Pedro González-Rubio
Producer: Naomi Kawase
Co-Producer : Syunji Dodo
Recording: Osamu Takizawa
Lighting, Second Camera: Kosuke Yamamoto
Interpretation, Additional Photography: Miyuki Yamanaka
Sound Editor: Uriel Esquenazi
Original Score: Hector Ruiz
Cast: Sakae Fukui, Shigefumi Kotani, Tetsuo Yanase, Ryo Ikeo, Noriko Ikeo
In the small mountain community of Kannogawa, Japan, the laws of nature reshape the human blueprint of what used to be a lively town. While the younger generations have gone to the citites, the few people left perform the everyday activities with a brave perspective on their history and the cycles of life.
Pedro González-Rubio is a Mexican filmmaker born in 1976. His initiation to visual arts came at the age of 16 while living in New Delhi. He studied media in Mexico City before attending the London Film School. In 2005 he co-directed the documentary Toro Negro. During his time period in the Yucatan Peninsula he accomplished his directorial solo debut Alamar (2009), receiving more than 15 prizes worldwide. Inori, his latest film has been produced by Japanese filmmaker Naomi Kawase for the project NARAtive 2012.