The Fragrance of Machine Oil

Directed by: Obihiro Kitagawa
Japan | 30 minutes
Screenings
Kaori is a girl who works at a factory in Amagasaki City, where she lives with her older sister. One day, when Kaori is trying on her mother’s old wedding dress her sister returns to berate Kaori for ruining the dress with her ‘factory’ smell. This sends Kaori into depression and causes her to reflect on her status in life and ability to find love.
Country
Japan
Runtime
30
Director(s)
Obihiro Kitagawa
Writer(s)
Obihiro Kitagawa
Producer(s)
Kazutaka Fukushima
DOP
Yoshito Asakura
Cast
Nagisa Matsunaga
Yuka Hyodo
Taku Manabe
Original Format
35mm film
Strands: Shorts