Mr. Kubota studies the Turritopsis dohrnii, also known as Immortal Jellyfishes, with the purpose of discovering how humans can live forever.
Mr. Kubota is searching for eternity, because at the end of the day he is terribly afraid to die. And so he decided that he would not die at all.
Directed by: Anush Hamzehian and Vittorio Mortarotti
Editing: Cécile Martinaud
Sound editing: Mikael Kandelman
Mix: Aymeric Eustache, Mikael Kandelman
Original soundtrack: Trio Ubik
Colorgrading: Sophie Lustière
Produced by: Les Films du Tambour de Soie
With the support of: France 2, Lyon Capitale TV, Vosges Télévision
The film has been supported by French Institut Program Louise Lumière and by SCAM Brouillon d’un rêve grant.
Festivals and Screenings
La Cinémathèque du Documentaire – Centre Pompidou, Tënk, CineEco, Alexandre Trauner Art Film Festival, Lago Film Fest, Euganea Film Festival, CinemAmbiente, World Film Festival, Rencontres Internationales Sciences et Cinémas, La Scam, Escales Documentaires Festival, Sciences en Bobines, 25 Nuances de Doc.