Takahashi Izumi at IFFR
A man approaches people on suicide websites to take his own life with them.
The Soup, One Morning
Kitigawa suffers panic attacks. His girlfriend Shizu tries to get through to him, but Kitigawa seems to seek help from a suspect source. The lengthy silences are eloquent. A painful statement about the demise of a relationship.
The Lost Hum
Intense and unheimische digital film by the illustrious duo Takahashi Izumi and Hirosue Hiromasa. A woman kidnapped her sister's murderer and uses her website to attract strange visitors to the apartment where she is holding him.
Sensitive and refined drama in which experiences from the puberty of a female teacher and a piano student reflected in the world of the younger generation they have contact with.
Script Stage: Takahashi Izumi
Scenario presentation. Takahasi Izumi is one of the most striking Japanese film writers of his generation. The present young generation. He wrote the screenplay for Tiger candidate Fourteen and directed the sensational The Soup, One Morning.
Lost Paradise in Tokyo
Unconventional trio - the serious Mikio, his mentally handicapped brother and a lively call girl - seek happiness through thick and thin. Laconic tragicomedy with crazy twists finally plumbs unexpected emotional depths.