Continuing the 'Ten Years' series if Ten Years Japan - a socially charged look at what a futuristic Japan would look like in the ten years time.
5 directors with 5 films:
Chie Hayakawa’s “PLAN 75” suggests a modern-day “The Ballad of Narayama,” in its depiction of people 75 and over being guided by the government toward euthanasia.
Yusuke Kinoshita’s “Mischievous Alliance” introduces children in a special school district, whose moral education is monitored closely by an artificial intelligence.
Megumi Tsuno’s “DATA” is the tale of a young woman living with her father who begins to explore her “inheritance”: her late mother’s personal data in digital form.
Akiyo Fujimura’s “The Air We Can’t See” delves into the relationship between a girl and her mother, who have been forced to live underground due to atmospheric pollution.
Finally, Kei Ishikawa’s “For Our Beautiful Country” paints a picture of a Japan in which a military draft system has been reintroduced.
Director: Chie Hayakawa
Cast Satoru Kawaguchi, Kinuwo Yamada
Director: Yusuke Kinoshita
Cast: Jun Kunimura
Director: Megumi Tsuno
Cast: Hana Sugisaki, Tetsushi Tanaka
The Air We Can't See
Director: Akiyo Fujimura
Cast: Chizuru Ikewaki, Shima Tabata
For Our Beautiful Country
Director: Kei Ishikawa
Cast: Taiga Nakano, Hana Kino