Daishi MATSUNAGA 松永大司

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Fashion editor Kosuke goes to workout sessions with Ryuta, a handsome young man with whom he soon begins to fall in love. When Ryuta returns Kosuke’s feelings, a passionate love affair begins, but it is soon put to the test. Based on an semi-autobiographical novel by Makoto TAKAYAMA, Daishi MATSUNAGA has created a deeply moving drama about love and loss.

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Egoisuto

Japan 2022

120 minutes

Director
Daishi MATSUNAGA

Script
Daishi MATSUNAGA, Kyoko INUKAI based on a novel by Makoto TAKAYAMA

Cinematography
Naoya IKEDA

Music
Hiroko SEBU

About Daishi MATSUNAGA
松永大司

Daishi MATSUNAGA, born in Tokyo in 1974, started his career as an actor before he went on to direct music videos and commercials. His highly­ acclaimed documentary PYUUPIRU 2001-­2008 (2011 / NC ’10) was screened at several international film festivals. PIETA IN THE TOILET (2015 / NC ’16), which was awarded at the Yokohama Film Festival, was MATSUNAGA’s fiction film debut.

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