Tokyo Project — Trailer


added: Fri, Sep 15th '17

From the writer-director of "Dom Hemingway," "The Hunting Party," and "The Matador" and from the producers of HBO's "Girls" comes a new short film that stars Emmy-winner Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men, The Handmaid's Tale) and Ebon Moss-Bachrach (Girls, Marvel's The Punisher), which is set to premiere next month on HBO.

"Tokyo Project" is a 32-minute-long romantic drama about a lonely businessman (Moss-Bachrach) who keeps bumping into an enigmatic woman (Moss) while exploring Tokyo on a business trip.

The short film, which premiered back in April at the Tribeca Film Festival, is somewhat of a side project that was developed by some of the people behind's HBO's "Girls."

Filmmaker Richard Shepard, who has earned an Emmy for helming the pilot for "Ugly Betty" and has recently directed episodes of "Girls," wrote and directed "Tokyo Project," which was executive produced by "Girls" creator and showrunner Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner.

Co-starring Shu Kakizawa, "Tokyo Project" will air on HBO beginning Saturday, October 14. In the meanwhile, you can check out the newly-released trailer, above.

On a business trip to Tokyo, Sebastian explores the city with a mysterious woman he keeps running into wherever he goes, discovering heartbreakingly that the truth, and the past, are as elusive as love.


directed by   Richard Shepard

starring   Elisabeth Moss, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Shu Kakizawa

release date   October 14, 2017 (on HBO)

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