When superstar NY Chef and notorious playboy, James Masala runs away from his successful career and his overbearing traditionalist father he finds himself “crash landing” in Tokyo, Japan with his only belonging, a mysterious old diary called “Safu”. Without a cent to his name and no where to go he is forced to stay with his ex-girlfriend, Kaori, in her families modest Japanese bed & breakfast.
Temperatures rise when he clashes with the manager of the B&B who also happens to be Kaori’s stubborn little sister, Hanae.
Wilson Mbiavanga Director, Writer
Mari Kawade Writer
Wilson Mbiavanga Producer
Nergis Senturk Producer
Jamaal Green Producer
Thom Sanchez Producer
Natski Key Cast “Hanae Mizoguchi”
Stephen Cofield Jr. Key Cast “James Masala”
Erica Westgate Key Cast “Kaori Mizoguchi”
Nobu Ishii Key Cast “Kenya Mizoguchi”
Shin Okooji Key Cast “Sonosuke”
Project Type: Television, Web / New Media
Runtime: 39 minutes 48 seconds
Completion Date: February 10, 2020
Production Budget: 40,000 USD
Country of Origin: United States
Country of Filming: Japan
Language: English, Japanese
Born in Luanda (Angola), Wilson is an award winning Director and Screenwriter. His short film, "5 Minutes," which was released in 2012 was selected at NYLA Film Festival, Williamsburg International Film Festival and many more. Mbiavanga has also won awards at the Los Angeles Movie Awards. He is currently working on the political drama "Enlightenments"