Memories and emotions are rekindled when two former lovers meet in Akihabara.
There are four farewells in this story. Each emotional release is bittersweet, honest and poignant.
This professor had a thing with his student, whom he now meets dressed as a novelty tour-guide.
They have few words about what they shared, and their stillness belies the profound strength it took to let go.
‘Kingyo’ (‘goldfish’ in Japanese) is a loose adaptation of a short story by Nobel Laureate Yasunari Kawabata.
It is Edmund’s first Japanese-language film, created in Tokyo when studying at Waseda University.
The short film has won awards in Japan, Greece, and Thailand, and was in competition at the Venice Film Fest!