Cutie and the boxer
Meet the artist Ushio "boxing painter" Shinohara and his wife Noriko, and follow them in their chaotic and loving marriage, that has lasted for over 40 years. 80-year-old Ushio is preparing for a new show, with the intent to reinvigorate his career. Noriko does the same with the illustrations of "Cutie", which describe their lives together. Director Zachary Heinzerling's documentary mixes animated illustrations with Norikos Cutie and sequences from the home and studio in New York. The documentary was nominated in the best documentary category at the Oscars 2014.