The Girls

Girls meeting in the forest. They are repeating trivial conversations with their friends who gather there, but a darkness sometimes appears on their faces.

  • Kenichi Ugana
    Extraneous Matter-Complete Edition-,Wild Virgins,Visitors
  • Kenichi Ugana
    Extraneous Matter-Complete Edition-,Wild Virgins,Visitors
  • Kaoru Koide
  • Momoko Tanabe
    Key Cast
  • Kaoru Koide
    Key Cast
    "Extraneous Matter-Complete Edition-,Moja"
  • Kokoro Morita
    Key Cast
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    June 29, 2023
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  • Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma
    October 4, 2023
    Canada Premire
Director Biography - Kenichi Ugana

Born April 20, 1984, from Tokyo.
He made his debut in theaters in 2016, directing the first feature film in the Japanese "GAL" -themed movie "Ganguro Gal`s Riot".
After that, he directed the second feature film "Good-Bye Silence", which depicts young people who have encountered music in a world where music is prohibited, and when it was released in 2018, it became a long-run screening.
In 2019, the third feature film "Wild Virgins", in which a virgin man over the age of 30 transforms into a witch, was released and was selected for many film festivals such as the 38th Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival and the 40th Fantafestival.
In 2020, the fourth feature film "Rolling Marbles", which depicts women living in Tokyo, was released as the 15th anniversary movie of the famous magazine NYLON JAPAN, and was selected for the Cinequest Film Festival.
His series of short films, "Extraneous Matter," has been screened at more than 85 film festivals in 20 countries and has won more than 12 top awards."Extraneous Matter-Complete Edition", has been screened at the Torino Film Festival, the Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma, and the Etrange Festival.
His latest short horror comedy, "Visitors," was selected for over 40 film festivals including the Porto International Film Festival | Fantasporto and the Montreal Festival du nouveau cinéma and the
Leeds International Film Festival and the Slamdance Film Festival and the LA Shorts International Film Festival and Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. NY Shorts International FilmFestival, where it won the top prize.

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