Soon after his marriage, Kenichi leaves for Kanazawa, and never returns. His wife, Teiko, cannot understand what has happened. She heads to Kanazawa where she meets the wealthy Sachiko, one of Kenichi´s past acquaintances. Another woman, Hisako, seems to hold the key to his disappearance. Then a series of murders unfolds, leading to the discovery of a terrifying truth …
About the director: Isshin INUDO, born in 1960 in Tokio, started filming when he was still in school. After graduating from Tokio Zokei Daigaku he directed commercials. In 1979 his short film KIBUN WO KAETE won the first prize at the Pia Film Festival and in 2007 his movie LA MAISON DE HIMIKO received the NIPPON CINEMA AWARD.
Filmography (selection): 1982 Midnight Drive-In Theater; 1993 Nanimokamo hyakukaimo iwaretakoto; 1995 Futari ga shabetteru; 2000 Across a Gold Prairie (Kinpatsu no sogen); 2003 Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (Josee to tora to sakanatachi / NC 04); 2005 All About My Dog (Inu no eiga); 2005 La Maison de Himiko (Mezon do Himiko / NC 07) / Touch
Sunday, April 18, 2:30 p.m. Festival Centre