A Man

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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