The Floating World

España. 2021. Color. 15 min. Documental. .
  • Film Director: Pablo Curto; Fernando Souza.
  • Cinematography: Pablo Curto; Fernando Souza.
  • Editing: Pablo Curto; Fernando Souza.
  • Producer: Pablo Curto; Fernando Souza; Pablo Zorrilla.

Ryuki was born into a rich family, but two years ago he lost everything. Like a lot of people with nowhere to go, he ends up in Tokyo’s infamous red-light quarter. He starts working in a cutthroat Host Club where women, mostly prostitutes, come to look for a new boyfriend. He quickly becomes the Number One Host, but he hopes that the secret that already made him lose everything doesn’t ruin this.

Pablo Curto

Pablo works as a photographer and director. In 2013 he left his job as an industrial engineer to dedicate himself to image. Since then, he has been working for international clients. His work has been exhibited at the MAXXI Museum in Rome and at some of the most important fashion film festivals.

Fernando Souza

Fernando studies film and has a master's degree in screenwriting. He works for Magnolia TV developing, writing and selling programmes. He leaves his job to hitchhike around the world. He only goes as far as Taiwan, breaks his jaw in Russia and travels on cargo ships. He makes videos for fashion brands, communication agencies. 'The Floating World' is their first joint documentary.


  • · 11/06/2021 - 17:30 at Teatro Salón Cervantes