CIFF Shorts SHINING STARS web
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SHINING STAR OF LOSERS EVERYWHERE

Year 2016
Runtime 19 mins
Language Japanese

This short film precedes the following film(s): Shorts: Programme 4, Best of Shorts: Winners Announced


In 2003, Japan was plunged into economic darkness, and its people needed a ray of hope. They found one in Haru Urara, a racehorse with a pink Hello Kitty mask and a career-long losing streak.

Screening as part of Shorts Programme 4 & Best of Shorts.

Countries

United States
Awards
Hot Docs International Film Festival, Best Short Documentary
Festivals
Sundance Film Festival, SXSW Film Festival, Hot Docs International Film Festival
Director
Mickey Duzyj
Producer
Mona Panchal
Editor
Casimir Nozkowski
Animation
Naoko Hara