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Miako Tadano, director of Three Year Delivery, is well known for her performance in the film Blood and Bones by Yoichi Sai. Born in 1973, she poses a question to Japanese society from her perspective as the generation to inherit the student movement of the 60s and 70s: What remains in the Japanese psyche after a ruthless industrialization aimed at economic opulence?
Perhaps, they are big adults whose inner states are still infantile, in the same way that Japan has chased after only economic growth while neglecting something just as important. In her feature debut, Three Year Delivery, the director approaches the question what is ‘adulthood’ by the metaphorical use of ‘parenthood.’ Although her metaphor may leave some room for debate, this humorous and impressive film demonstrates the director’s very distinctive talent to engage with societal problems. (Jay Sohn)
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Born in 1973 in Tokyo, Miako Tadano studied graphic design at Musahino Art College. From 1994, she became involved as an actress in 15 pieces of the One Piece, a short films project by Shinobu Yaguchi, Takuji Suzuki and others. In order to study filmmaking, she entered the Visual Arts Course of Tama Art University in 1996 and produced and directed some short films. In 1997 she made her feature film acting debut in French Dressing by Hisashi Saito. Since then, she has appeared in various Japanese films, TV dramas, stage productions TV and commercials. Three Year Delivery is her first feature film as a director. She has also published a novel with the same title.