Tsutomu, a dreamer, joined a team of poetical boxers by chance. They are first pitted against a team from a nearby girls’ high school. He is attracted to a girl there who never seems to speak.
Born 1981, Kanagawa Prefecture. Iizuka studied film-making at the New Cinema Workshop. In 2012 he won the Best Screenplay award at the Isama Studio Festival for Dictator, Koga(2012). The script was made into a film which went on to win various prizes, awards and recognition. Dictator Koga(2012) was released in July 2015 and Poetry Angel is scheduled for a 2017 release.? ??