After a chance encounter with a young girl, a shy Japanese insect collector finds himself thrust into a wild chase to recover a stolen beetle.

  • Canada
  • 2005, 20 min
  • Director: Matthew Swanson
  • Director of photography: Philip Lanyon
  • Editor: Tony Dean Smith
  • Screenplay: Matthew Swanson
  • Music: Don Macdonald
  • Cast: Hiro Kanagawa, Vicky Huang
  • Contacts: Matthew Swanson
  • Producer: Oliver-Barret Lindsay
  • Production: Paper Cut Films

Matthew Swanson

Matthew Swanson (Canada) attended Concordia University in Montreal. He spends his time collecting furniture and being obsessed with Japan. Hiro is his first film.