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15.06.2016 Kenzo : Sun To Sun : Folklore
Kenzo Sun to Sun by Partel Oilva, Paris

Paris – Kenzo’s short film Sun to Sun is like a Harajuku Quadrophenia, with its modern adaptation of Japanese folk tale Momotarō.

  • The film was created to mark the launch of Kenzo’s Japanese-accented pre-autumn 2016 collection
  • Sun to Sun is a retelling of an old wive’s tale, this time following two Harajuku biker girls around Japan

The film, written and directed by duo Partel Oilva, features two girls who escape their reality through the liberation that their motor bikes give them. The action switches between real-life locations shot in Kamakura, Fujisawa and Tokyo, and the animé world created by animator Sanghom Kim.

Complete with an atmospheric soundtrack by collective Geinoh Yamashirogumi, Sun to Sun plays on Kenzo’s heritage in a way that doesn’t linger on the past. The fairytale is a way into Japanese culture, but thereon in it’s all about the innovators.

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