Set in Japan in an otherworldly near future prior to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, artist and photographer Ishihara Umi’s glamorous dystopian sci-fi finds a mother and daughter torn apart. Government agents abduct the mother after discovering the pills they’d distributed to prevent memory loss have had no effect on her.

Screens before The Garden Apartment.

Original title
Boukyaku no senkusya
Filmmaker
Ishihara Umi
Premiere
International premiere
Country
Japan
Year
2018
Medium
DCP
Length
27’
Language
Japanese
Producer
Ishihara Umi
Sales
Ishihara Umi
Writer
Ishihara Umi
Cinematography
Charlie Hillhouse
Editor
Ishihara Umi
Sound Design
Takuya Kawakami