My Grandfather is a Nihonjin

Goes to Cannes

My Grandfather is a Nihonjin

Category: Ventana Sur Goes to Cannes

Directed by: Celia Catunda

Produced by: Kiko Mistrorigo, Ricardo Rozzino | Pinguim Content

Country of production: Brazil

Original title: Meu Avô é um Nihonjin

Language: Portuguese

Runtime: 80'

Completed in: 2025

Noboru is a 10 year old who turns to his grandfather Hideo as he starts investigating his family’s history. As Noboru digs into his family’s past, he finds out he has an uncle he never met and, even worse, he didn’t even know about.