Hugo SAKAMOTO 阪元裕吾

Baby Assassins

ベイビーわるきゅーれ

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Chisato and Mahiro, two seemingly ordinary teenagers, work as hard-boiled assassins. They have a talent for annoying each other, but when their paths cross with the yakuza, they have to stick together in order to survive. For this wild rollercoaster of a film that features outstanding performances by the leading actresses, director Hugo SAKAMOTO also wrote the script. Don’t miss the sequel BABY ASSASSINS 2 BABIES!

ベイビーわるきゅーれ
Beibi warukyure

Japan 2021

95 minutes

Director
Hugo SAKAMOTO

Script
Hugo SAKAMOTO

Cinematography
Moritada IJU

Music
SUPA LOVE

About Hugo SAKAMOTO
阪元裕吾

Hugo SAKAMOTO, born in Kyoto Prefecture in 1996, studied at Kyoto University of Art and Design (currently Kyoto University of the Arts). At the age of 20 he made his directorial debut with BAE (2016). Many of his short and feature-length films, such as HANGMAN’S KNOT (2017) and PAN (2017), were shown and awarded at international film festivals. With his films FAMILY WARS (2018), BABY ASSASSINS (2021 / NC ’23) and BABY ASSASSINS 2 BABIES (2023 / NC ’23), he had his breakthrough at Japanese box offices.

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