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Trailer for the short film Tampopo Head and the Name of the Dogs.

The experimental narrative film Tampopo Head and the Name of the Dogs explores human relationships as a central subject, alongside exploring the philosophical permutations of human-canine relationships and human identity. It's derived from the director, Toshie Takeuchi's personal interest in the lives of her acquaintances Ed, a quiet philosophy lover, and Hilko who lives with six female dogs. Hilko walks his dogs with wearing a red helmet on. In his house, there is no logical border between a man and his dogs. The initial inspiration of the fairytale-like narrative came from an event that left Takeuchi with an indescribable feeling: Hilko named one of his two puppies 'Toshie' after her, and Ed named the other after his own daughter.

Duration
2 min 11 sec

Views
2,682

Posted On
October 08, 2012
Director
Toshie Takeuchi

Writer
Toshie Takeuchi

Studio
Independent

Release
September 10, 2011
Cast
Janneke van der Putten
Toshie Takeuchi
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