Live Forever(“Kumazasa no yuigon”)
- Director: IMADA Satoshi
2003 Japanese Subtitled in English Color Video 60 min
Photography: KENMOCHI Fuminori, HARADA Fuyuko
Editing: HARADA Fuyuko, IMADA Satoshi
Sound: OIKE Masayoshi
Music: MATSUMOTO Yorihito
Narrator, Line Producer : HARADA Fuyuko
International Sales: Japan Academy of Moving Images
1-16-30 Manpukuji, Asao-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 215-0004 JAPAN
[Festivals and prizes] Yamagata IDFF 2003
[Synopsis] Leprosy victims won a major court battle when Japan’s ninety-year policy of forced isolation was condemned as a human rights violation. But now people living in the sanatoria are getting old. How will they face society after their lifelong isolation?
Born in 1976 in Tokyo. Entered the Japan Academy of Moving Images film department in 2000. Wrote and directed the 16mm short film If We Met behind the Moon during his first year and served as line producer on Until the Wind Blows: The Old Man Rhapsody during his second year at the academy.