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The Chicken

Directed by Neo Sora

Bonus Q&A with this filmmaker included for ticket holders of the SHORTS: HORMONAL DREAM program!

Locarno Film Festival 2020
New York Film Festival 2020

On a steamy New York day, Japanese immigrant Hiro wanders the city with his cousin, preparing to butcher a live chicken for dinner and unaware of the personal reckoning before them. Based on Naoya Shiga’s “An Afternoon on November Third.”

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Shorts that swim in body chemistry.