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In the Shadow of the Pines is an animated short documentary about a difficult father-daughter relationship. Drawing on childhood memories, Anne Koizumi, the filmmaker, explores her upbringing with her Japanese immigrant dad, who was also the janitor at the elementary school she attended. The film explores the idea of shame and how it can shape and define us while also concealing who we can truly become.
  • Year
    2020
  • Runtime
    8 minutes
  • Language
    English, Japanese
  • Country
    Canada
  • Director
    Anne Koizumi
  • Producer
    Sahar Yousefi
  • Cast
    Anne Koizumi, Mikio Owaki
  • Animator
    Anne Koizumi, Jérôme Breteché
  • Sound Design
    René Portillo Ruiz
  • Music
    respectfulchild