Saturday, February 11 - Monday, February 13, 2023
New York Premiere
Adapted from the Keiichiro Hirano novel, A MAN comments on the collective existential crisis of Japan’s “lost generation” via the journey of a troubled lawyer plunged into a web of mystery when he is asked to follow the trail of a deceased man who lived under a false identity. As he gets closer to the shocking truth, he increasingly finds himself haunted by his own unsteady place in the world.
Festivals/awards: Orizzonti Competition at the 79th Venice Film Festival, Naguib Mahfouz Award for Best Screenplay 44th Cairo International Film Festival
Screening as part of the series ACA Cinema Project: New Films From Japan 2023
- Country Japan
- Language In Japanese with English subtitles
- Running Time 121 minutes
- Director Kei Ishikawa
- Cast Satoshi Tsumabuk, Sakura Ando, Masataka Kubota
- Accessibility Assistive Listening, T-Coil
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