YIDFF 2009
International Competition
  • Because We Were Born
  • Driving Men
  • Encirclement
    —Neo-Liberalism Ensnares Democracy
  • The Fortress
  • I am Von Höfler (Variation on Werther)
  • Japan: A Story of Love and Hate
  • The Lightning Testimonies
  • The Mother
  • The New Rijksmuseum
  • Oblivion
  • The Pier of Apolonovka
  • RiP! A Remix Manifesto
  • Staub (Dust)
  • Z32
  • Japan: A Story of Love and Hate

    UK, JAPAN / 2009 / English, Japanese / Color / Video / 110 min
    Sean McAllister


    An international co-production depicting the woes and aspirations of Japan’s working poor, set in Yamagata and directed by an Englishman. Through charming and sincere revelations about his own life, he asks simple questions about Japan’s dark realities as an industrial power as he builds on friendships and changes relationships.

    Oct. 9 A6 | Oct. 11 CL

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