Isamu Hirabayashi

Tokyo, Japan

The director was born in 1972 in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.  After graduating from Musashino Art University, he became a graphic designer at an advertising production company. He then left this job and became a freelance film director. He has worked on the production of numerous commercials in Japan. While working on these commercials he set out to produce experimental films.

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(Isamu Hirabayashi, 2011)

Once in 66 years, there is a chrysalis emerges above ground and becomes a cicada. In order to shed his chrysalis, he is intently ascending with his eye on reaching...