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Live, Nomiya

Occupation, stability, regular income... Why isn't that enough for Nomiya? At the beginning of his professional life, this young man from Tokyo faces an existential crisis that will only get worse.

Join Nomiya in his introspective and surreal journey to shake loose from the bias of society and find his own way.

  • Karl Martin
  • Karl Martin
  • Ryo Harada
    Key Cast
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    Drama, psychological, road movie
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    March 25, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
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Director Biography - Karl Martin

Born in Barcelona to an artist family of French ancestry, Karl Martin has lived in New York and Tokyo, and truly aspires to a transnational artistic sensitivity.

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Director Statement

His first short, “Live, Nomiya”, is an ode to the auteurs that shaped his vision from an early age, mostly classic and independent directors from Japan.

Charged with spirituality and personal experience, “Live, Nomiya” is a testimony of what being a young adult in postmodern society has become.