Miku (Haruka of “Netflix TERRACE HOUSE TOKYO 2019-2020”), a fashion model gets into an accident while photo shooting, and has a disorder called face blindness, which makes her not recognize people’s faces. Before the accident, Miku judged people based on their faces, but she can’t do that anymore.

Credits

  • Yusaku Okamoto: Director, Last Lover
  • Yusaku Okamoto: Writer, Last Lover
  • Yusaku Okamoto: Producer, Last Lover
  • Haruka: Key Cast, “Miku”, Netflix TERRACE HOUSE TOKYO 2019-2020
  • Reiya Masaki: Key Cast, “Akira”
  • Kouhei Doi: Key Cast, “Akira”
  • Akane Sou: Key Cast, “Azuki”
  • Yutty Key Cast: “Kasahara”
  • Kyoko Qudou: Key Cast “Sachiko”
  • Takehiko Hujita: Key Cast “Kouichi”
  • Toshiyuki Kuba: Key Cast
  • Naoyuki Fernandez: Key Cast
  • Miwako Izumi: Key Cast
  • Miyu Maezawa: Key Cast
  • Yuta Uehara: Cinematography
  • Yoshitsugu Ochiai: Lightning Technician
  • Koukichi Komoda: Sound Recordist
  • Mina Nakayama: Production Designer
  • Shiori Yamashita: Stylist
  • Ayumi Shinji: Make-up Artist
  • Jin Kinoshita: Production Manager
  • Tsuyoshi Shouji: VFX
  • Sayaka Yuuki: Still Photographer

Specifications

  • Project Title (Original Language): 失顔
  • Project Type: Short
  • Runtime: 17 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date: June 24, 2020
  • Production Budget: 2,500 USD
  • Country of Origin: Japan
  • Country of Filming: Japan
  • Language: Japanese
  • Shooting Format: BlackMagic RAW
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Film Color: Color

Director Statement

“Melodyless sonata (Japanese Title: “Fusenritsu no Sonata”)”/ 18 min / 2013
Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival2016, LE TRAIN BLEU AWARD
Yamagata international Movie Festival 2015, Grand Prix

“Swinging Skirt (Japanese Title: “Yureru Skirt”)” / 20min / 2013
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2014,
Official Competition Asia International

“Last Lie”/ 12min / Japan / 2018
Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia 2018,
Official Competition Asia International

Features

“Music Of My Life” / 77 min / 2017

“It’s Not Your Fault At All (Japanese Title: Kimiha Nanimo Warukunaiyo)”/ 80min / 2017
The Caribbean Sea International Film Festival 2019,
Official Competition

“Last Lover”/109min/2019
Berlin Motion Picture Festival 2019,
Best Narrativ Feature Film
Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2019,
Best Ensemble Award
Toyohashi Film Festival 2019,
Official Competition
Mt. Fuji Atami Film & VR Festival 2019,
Official Competition