NOBU is a personal portrait of a lighthearted Japanese immigrant. NOBU tries to add humour and optimism to the Dutch debate on integration.

NOBU is a short film about former world champion karate and Japanese immigrant Nobuaki Konno. In this film his daughter and fashion designer Lisa Konno asks him about cultural differences while he wears a collection she made for him.

This debut film combines aesthetics with humour and social engagement with optimism.

Color, 9 min, documentary, fashionfilm. 

Concept & Fashion Lisa Konno
Director Sarah Blok
Producer Sara-Liz van Til
Director of Photography Marc Slings
Sound Design Gijs Domen
Editor Fatih Tura, Joshua Menco, Tom Oud
Music Ricky Cherim
Grading Koert van de Ploeg(@Ambassadors)                

Première: TBA

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Client: Sarah Blok & Lisa Konno
Date: July 1, 2018
Services: Sales, Distribution