billed as ‘the first film about noise music, acrobatic reading, silent movies, fireworks and japanese architecture, ‘MORIYAMA-SAN’ documents one week in the life of mr. moriyama — an art-, architecture-, and music-enlightened amateur who lives in one of the country’s most famous contemporary homes. completed in 2005, by pritzker prize-winning architect ryue nishizawa — one half of SANAA — the ‘moriyama house’ comprises a series of different volumes that each accommodate different requirements.

MORIYAMA-SAN film
all images and video courtesy of bêka & lemoine

 

 

‘MORIYAMA-SAN’ is the latest work of artists, filmmakers, and producers ila bêka and louise lemoine whose ‘living architectures’ series shines the spotlight on acclaimed buildings and their inhabitants. the film follows the daily life of ‘urban hermit’ mr. moriyama and his secluded dwelling at the heart of tokyo. ryue nishizawa’s architecture affords mr. moriyama with the freedom to decide how to use his property, depending on the time of day, climate, or his mood. these activities are captured in the 63 minute movie, which will have its on demand launch later this month. stay updated on bêka & lemoine’s website here.


the film ‘MORIYAMA-SAN’ documents one week in the life of mr. moriyama

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the individual lives in one of japan’s most famous contemporary homes

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the house was completed in 2005, by pritzker prize-winning architect ryue nishizawa

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the film follows the daily life of the ‘urban hermit’

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the secluded dwelling is located at the heart of tokyo

MORIYAMA-SAN film
nishizawa’s architecture affords mr. moriyama with the freedom to decide how to use his property

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the ‘moriyama house’ comprises different volumes that each accommodate different requirements

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the design offers a sense of nature

MORIYAMA-SAN film
‘the first film about noise music, acrobatic reading, silent movies, fireworks and japanese architecture’

MORIYAMA-SAN film
the 63 minute movie will have its on demand launch later this month

 

 

project info:

 

directors: ila bêka & louise lemoine
director of photography: ila bêka
editing: ila bêka & louise lemoine
colorist: melo prino
sound mix: walter fuji, lo studio
language: english
subtitles: english
production: bêka & partners, france
japan, 2017, HD, colour, 63 min

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