Until the Wind Blows: The Old Man Rhapsody

(“Mukaikaze kuru made: Oyaji no uta”)
Director: OIKE Masayoshi

2002 Japanese with English simulcast Color Video 41 min

Line Producer: IMADA Satoshi
Photography: NAGASE Futoshi
Editing: IMADA Satoshi, NAGASE Futoshi
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[Festivals and prizes] Yamagata IDFF 2003

[Synopsis] Oike Masao is serving a prison term of eight years and three months, charged with murder and abandonment of the corpse. He is the filmmaker’s father, and the victim was his grandfather. Five years following his father’s arrest, the filmmaker encounters his mother and sisters, who lead separate lives, and documents their thoughts and their efforts at pulling their lives together.

OIKE Masayoshi

Born in 1981. Entered the Japan Academy of Moving Images after graduating from high school. Made this video during his second year at the academy. Has been screened at the event spaces UPLINK Factory and BOX Higashi Nakano, and won the Grand Prix at the AzContest 2002.