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Dai-Nihonjin (大日本人 )

Big Man Japan

Director

Hitoshi Matsumoto

Synopsis

An eccentric man living alone in a decrepit house in Tokyo periodically transforms into a 100-foot tall giant in order to defend Japan against similarly sized monsters.

Cast

Hitoshi Matsumoto, Riki Takeuchi, Ua, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Haruka Unabara, Itsuji Itao

Crew

Writer: Hitoshi Matsumoto, Mitsuyoshi Takasu; Composer: Towa Tei; Cinematographer: Hideo Yamamoto; Editor: Sôichi Ueno

Festivals

Cannes Quinzaine des Realisateurs, Shanghai FF, Toronto FF, Busan FF, Thessaloniki FF, Rotterdam FF

Director's Filmography

- R100, 2013

- Scabbard Samurai (Saya Zamurai さや侍), 2011

- Symbol (Shinboru; しんぼる), 2009

- Big Man Japan (Dai-Nihonjin; 大日本人), 2007

- Zassā (ザッサー), short, 2006

- Sasuke (佐助), short, 2001

- Visualbum Vol. Grape – Relief (ビジュアルバム Vol. ブドウ安心), short, 1999

- Visualbum Vol. Banana–Kindness (ビジュアルバム Vol. バナナ親切), short, 1998

- Visualbum Vol. Apple – Promise (ビジュアルバム Vol. リンゴ約束), short, 1998

- Sundome Kaikyō (寸止め海峡), short, 1995

- Tōzu (頭頭), short, 1993

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