Lost Face

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.

  • 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"
  • Qyoko Kudo
    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
  • Kokichi Komoda
    Sound Recordist
  • Mina Nakayama
    Production Designer
  • Shiori Yamashita
    Stylist
  • Ayumi Shinji
    Make-up Artist
  • Jin Kinoshita
    Production Manager
  • Tsuyoshi Shouji
    VFX
  • Sayaka Yuki
    Still Photographer
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    失顔
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    17 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 24, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    2,500 NZD
  • Country of Origin:
    Japan
  • Country of Filming:
    Japan
  • Language:
    Japanese
  • Shooting Format:
    BlackMagic RAW
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.35:1
  • Film Color:
    Black & White
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival
    Philadelphia
    United States
    November 5, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Japan Connects Hollywood
    Los Angeles
    United States
    October 30, 2020
    North American Premiere
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Yusaku Okamoto

Born in Niigata, Japan.
He filmd or produced many films, TV dramas, TV commercials and music videos.
Now he manages a film production company called "Astrosandwich Pictures Inc."
His short film "Melodyless sonata (2013)" was awarded as The Grand Prix at
Yamagata International Film Festival 2015 and as LE TRAIN BLEU AWARD Cinema at Bayou Film Festival 2016.
"Last Lover (2019)" was awarded as Best Narrativ Feature Film AWARD at Berlin Motion Picture Festival 2019 and as Best Ensemble Award at Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2019.

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"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