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    The Chicken

    Directed by Neo Sora
    USA | 13 minutes | Sundrenched

On an unseasonably hot day in November in New York City, Hiro decides to mark the impending arrival of his first child and visit from his cousin from abroad by butchering a live chicken for dinner.

In competition for Best U.S. Short.



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film details

Director: Neo Sora
Producers: Albert Tholen, Aiko Masubuchi, João Pereria-Webber, Jackson Segars, Kenta Koga, Jane Ji
Screenwriter: Neo Sora
Cinematographers: Bill Kirstein
Editor: Albert Tholen, Daniel Witkin
Music: Urbano A. Zafra
Cast: Junshin Soga, Taiju Nakane, Sandra Maren Schneider
Original Language Title:
Country: USA
Language: in Japanese/English with English subtitles
Deaf Friendly: Yes
Year: 2020
Running Time: 13 minutes
Primary Company: Zakkubalan
Contact Email: zakkubalan.art@gmail.com


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