Asian Shadows picks up Berlinale Forum title ‘Zero’ (exclusive)

Published on Feb 14, 2020

Asian Shadows picks up Berlinale Forum title ‘Zero’ (exclusive)

Hong Kong-based sales company has also acquired Kazuhiro Soda’s 2008 film on the same subject, Mental.

Hong Kong-based Asian Shadows has picked up international rights to two films directed by acclaimed Japanese documentary filmmaker, Kazuhiro Soda, including his Berlinale 2020 Forum title Zero.

The Japan-us co-production follows mental health professional Dr Masatomo Yamamoto as he begins the process of retirement to take care of his ailing wife. Soda’s award-winning 2008 film Mental also focused on Yamamoto during an earlier stage of his career, and has also been acquired for international distribution by Asian Shadows.

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