Miho Nikaido

  • Hal Hartley – The New Math(s) (2000)

    1991-2000Hal HartleyShort FilmUnited Kingdom
    The New Math(s) (2000)
    The New Math(s) (2000)

    Two students and their teacher seem to be fighting – literally – over the proper solution to a complex mathematical equation. Is it the key to time and space or a coded instruction manual about their own secrete urges? An alchemical action movie? A real life cartoon with original music by Dutch heavyweight, Louis Andriessen. Hal Hartley fashioned this whimsical piece of fight choreography with three of his recent performer/collaborators, Miho Nikaido, David Neumann and DJ Mendel.Read More »

  • Hal Hartley – Kimono (2000)

    1991-2000GermanyHal HartleyHorrorShort Film

    A hot summer day on a country road. A young woman in her bridal dress gets kicked out of a car. Lost and frustrated, she wanders off across a sea of grass into a dark wood – and discovers an abandoned house. Tired and worn out, she lies down on a bed. When she is awakened from her nap by a clap of thunder, she sees a cup of steaming hot tea and a package on the floor. She opens it – and finds a kimono. The bride knows she no longer is alone … but should she put on the kimono?Read More »

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