朝の夢

 See you in my dreams

Synopsis

目覚めた時にはあの人はもういないかもしれない - 

私にとって「母」とは、私を育ててくれた祖母を思い浮かべます。 

今まで自分のことを語ろうとしなかった育ての母が初めて自分に語ってくれたのは、最愛の人の話でした。それから何度か祖母の元へ通って話を聞いていた矢先、祖母が病に倒れます。一命は取り留めたものの記憶が混濁したように話す姿を見て、「今あの人は記憶の夢を見ている」と父は言いました。 

「明け方に見る夢はあの世からのお告げである」という話を聞いたことがありますが、”あの世”とは一体どのような世界なのでしょうか。母はどんな夢を見ているのでしょうか。 

 

By the time you wake up, they might be gone―

For me, “mother” means my grandmother, who raised me with undying affection. She is gradually dying. I thought that I would definitely regret it if I didn't listen to my grandmother’s story, so I started going to her house and collected her voices little by little since summer two years ago. She told me the story of her first romance. 

She get worse at the beginning of last year. Seeing that she talks as if her memory is muddy, "She is now dreaming of memory," said my father.

At that time, the house that I lived with her was about to be lost. I mixed the voice of her memories and the breath of the house in a soundtrack. And then, I shot the sequence of the dream with 8mm film. I have heard that “the dream you see in the morning is a message from the pure land (a kind of heaven in Buddhism)”, but what kind of world is pure world? What kind of dream does my grandmother have? This film is dedicated to my "mother" grandmother.

 

Story

一人の女性が横たわっている。幼い頃に行った祭りの夢から目を覚ますと、そこはどこか見覚えのある風景だった。初恋、結婚、出産と最愛の人との出会いと別れを思い出しながら、彷徨い歩く。夢か浄土か分からないその世界で再会するのは、初恋の人かそれとも最愛の人か。これは愛にまつわる一人の女性の話である。

 

We see a woman lying down. She awakens from a dream of a festival she visited in her youth to a scene that feels familiar. Remniscing on her first love, her marriage, giving birth, and meeting the love of her life, she wanders for a while. Was the place she met him again a dream, or was it Heaven? Was the one she met her first love, or the love of her life? This is a story about love, and about one woman.

 

Super8 Kodak Tri-x Reversal Film, 18'30'', B&W, sound, 2020

Cast / Yukino Murakami / Shinya Ueno

Monologue / Teiko Ikezoe / Yukino Murakami

Music / duenn

Sound design / Takuya Kawakami

Cinematography / Shin Yonekura / Shun Ikezoe

Director / Shun Ikezoe

Screening

 

上映歴

2020

​ニューヨーク映画祭(ニューヨーク・アメリカ)

ペサロ映画祭(ペサロ・イタリア)

マルセイユ国際映画祭(マルセイユ・フランス)

 

Past Screenings

2020

58th New York Film Festival (Film at Lincoln Center / New York, America)

56th International Exhibition of the New Cinema (Teatro Sperimentale - Sala Grande / Pesaro, Italy)

Marseille International Film Festival (Théâtre du Gymnase, La Baleine, Cinéma Les Variétés 3 / Marseille, France)

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©Shun Ikezoe

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