Coming Out at November 19, 2021 in theaters
I Was a Simple Man is drama film directed and written by Christopher Makoto Yogi. The film stars Steve Iwamoto, Constance Wu, Tim Chiou, Kanoa Goo, Chanel Akiko Hirai, Hau’oli Carr and Nelson Lee. The film primiered at January 29, 2021 on Sundance Film Festival.
I Was A Simple Man is a ghost story set in the pastoral countryside of the north shore of O‘ahu, Hawai‘i. Revealed in four chapters, it tells the story of an elderly man facing the end of his life, visited by the ghosts of his past. Incorporating familial history and mythology, dream logic and surrealism, I Was a Simple Man is a time-shifting, kaleidoscopic story of a fractured family facing the death of their patriarch that will take us from the high-rises of contemporary Honolulu to pre-WWII pastorals of O‘ahu and, finally, into the beyond.
►Director: Christopher Makoto Yogi
►Writer: Christopher Makoto Yogi
►Stars: Steve Iwamoto, Constance Wu, Tim Chiou, Kanoa Goo, Chanel Akiko Hirai, Hau’oli Carr, Nelson Lee
|Steve Iwamoto||►||Masao Matsuyoshi|
|Tim Chiou||►||Adult Masao|
|Chanel Akiko Hirai||►||Kati|
|Kyle Kosaki||►||Young Masao|
|Boonyanudh Jiyarom||►||Young Grace|
|Alexa Bodden||►||Young Kati|