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Married couple Jonathan and Amy lose a wedding ring in rural Japan, causing them to miss their bus to the airport. With time ticking away to catch their plane and their marriage on the rocks, all hope seems lost, until they meet a kind stranger.

Directed by:
James Sharpe

Starring:
Emily Stride
Stephen Papaioannou
with
Toshifumi Yamabe
and Yoko Yana

Produced by:
James Boyle
James Sharpe

Executive Producer:
Martin Laing

Written by
Tim Slessor

Story By
James Sharpe
Tim Slessor

Director of Photography
Peter Emery

Editor
Nevan Carey

Music
Richard J Birkin

Art Director
Ryan Neil

Casting Director
Sasha Robertson

Line Producer
Kiwa Wakabayashi

Production Manager
Yuki Inoue

Production Coordinators
James Chamberlin
Sophie Falkner

Sound Design
Susan Pennington

Colourist
Dave Ludlam @ The Mill

Senior Designer
Inez Torre

Animation
Adnan Kazi
Joe Kiely

Focus Puller
Marcia Sousa

2nd AC
Juan Qi An

Sound Recordist
Rob Mayes

Hair and Makeup
Katsuo Urabayashi

Gaffer
Yasuhiro Kaneko

Drivers
Tsuyoshi Watanabe
Kazuma Tada

Besy Boy
Naoki Nomura

Electricians
Kazuki Kinjo
Takuya Orita
Makkusu Zama
Kenichi Ouneda
Eiji Suzuki
Joji Nemoto

Post-sound Producer
Russell Noon

Music Engineer
Robin Newman

Additional Editing
Tim Slessor

Storyboard Artist
Samuel St Leger

Equipment Provided by
OneStop Films
Kurosawa Film Studio

Post-Sound
Spool Films

Special Thanks
Jonathan Iles
Nana Murakami
Kentaro Narita
Nickesh Patel
Yuka Kishimoto
Matthew Treadwell
Dan Kreeger
Gemma Latimer
Joanna Walkley
Bryony Cole
Jasper Linsen
Jade Beard
Nell Laing

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