Schizophrenia

Animation | Experimental  | 10 min

Self-portrait conducted in my 7th year of treatment for schizophrenia. An obsession by the name of “odd-numbers” torments me in daily life. ( Chap.1 ”The odd numbers”) A death sentence was being pronounced. With the sound of the scaffold coming down, the fear of self-destruction that “the reality” collapses into pieces from my foot (Chap.2 ”Transparent, I am.”).

About the Artist


Yuri Muraoka

Yuri Muraoka was born in Tokyo in 1981 and is currently the mother of two children. She dropped out of the high school attached to Japan Women’s University and graduated the 26th class of Image Forum Institute of the Moving Image. She continues to create moving images and photographic works of “self-portraiture”.  All of her works are self-created and self-performed.


 

Director

Yuri Muraoka

Writer

Yuri Muraoka

Principal Cast

Yuri Muraoka Nemu Suzuki Hana Suzuki

Friday, February 24, 2017

Soundstage Room 1116 (Mass Communications Building)

10pm-12pm

(Following The Itching, Panic Attack, Monsters, Sam & What Happened to Her)

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Schizophrenia - Trailer

Image Forum Festival 2016 "Japan Tomorrow" |  Tokyo, Japan | July 18, 2016 | Excellence Prize
Staunton International Film Festival | VA, United States | September 9, 2016
2nd. Kumu kunstifilmide festival | Tallinn, Estonia | September 29, 2016
ALTERNATIVE FILM/VIDEO 2016 | Belgrade, Serbia | Selection of Important Works from the Festival