Marina del Rey Film Festival 10-year anniversary featuring the premiere of Nico Santucci’s “Sarogeto” on opening night, July 16, 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, July 14, 2021 —
The Marina del Rey Film Festival returns for its 10-year anniversary featuring the premiere of Nico Santucci’s
“Sarogeto” on opening night, July 16, 2021. The MDR film festival was dubbed a “Top
100 Best Reviewed Festivals” in the country.
Sarogeto is the story of a complicated and emotional struggle that Japanese American
Grace / Minami Stanton faces. It’s a film filled with relevant and thought-provoking
subjects including spirituality, mental illness, and depression. Sarogeto is one of the first
movies allowed to film in the Aokigahara Forest (Suicide Forest) in Japan and additional
locations include Tokyo, Laguna Beach, Marina del Rey and Newport Beach. This film
is partially subtitled in Japanese, with the majority in English.
Sarogeto stars: Eric Roberts, Ikumi Yoshimatsu, Winsor Harmon III, Ruby Park, Koji
Niiya, Aki Aleong, Angelica Bridges and Derek Warburton. Original scores and music
created by Martin Tillman, Jakob Balogh and Keaton Simons.
Sarogeto will also headline during Megafest at 9:30 p.m. at the Galaxy Sony Digital
Cinema Theater in Las Vegas on July 28, 2021.