Saguenay international
short film festival


Americana Award winning film

Sayu, in her adolescence, struggles between divergent realities to shape her identity. On the one hand, she is a Cuban who skates and loves to sing, but on the other hand she is a Japanese whose family wants to take her back to Japan to give her a better future. Her daily life is characterized by a crossroads of irreconcilable paths.

Production :
Escuela Internacional de Cine y TV (EICTV) | Cálido Films
Distribution :
Bogoshorts Film Agency
Contact :
Sound designer :
Screenplay :
Nakazaki Hideki and J. Revuelta José Carlos
Cast :
Domínguez Sayu
Editing :
Velázquez Lisa María
Cinematographer :
Valentin Juliette Nina
Artistic direction :
Figueredo Edel

In competition for :

Public Award - Parallel Competition

Americana Award

  • Hideki Nakazaki

    Hideki Nakazaki is a Peruvian-Nikkei filmmaker who graduated at the International Film and Television School (EICTV, in San Antonio de los Baños), in Cuba, as a filmmaker with a specialty in fiction films. His projects focus on identity, memory and immigration. The short films La Luz de Masao Nakagawa and Entre dos Islas have been selected at different festivals around the world.