Shinobu Yaguchi, director of countless hits such as “Waterboys,” who stands at the pinnacle of Japanese entertainment movies, begins work on his highly anticipated latest film!
One day, electricity suddenly disappears?!
TVs, refrigerators, smartphones and computers...
Everything requiring electricity comes to a total halt!
With the incomprehensible disappearance of electricity rendering even simple batteries useless, Tokyo is on the verge of falling into ruin, but one family makes their escape! What could possibly await them?!
The father and head of household, Yoshiyuki Suzuki, is played by Fumiyo Kohinata, a veteran of Historical Dramas who played Hideyoshi in “Sanada Maru.” The mother, Mitsue, is played by Eri Fukatsu, who is known for her ability to expertly depict both serious and comedic roles. These iconic Japanese actors team up as husband and wife.
What’s more, Yuki Izumisawa and Wakana Aoi, two of the most recognized young actors, play brother and sister! It’s an irresistible star-studded cast!
The script is also an original creation by Yaguchi. Although depicting a world the likes of which have never been seen before, it’s sure to be full of Yaguchi’s trademark humor! But this work by the famed director doesn’t just go for laughs! In a story full of sudden twists, the intense journey of a family that has lost everything is sure to emotionally move viewers.
When all is switched off, people are switched on.
Everyone who sees the film will remember the importance of family.
It’s the highly relevant latest work by Shinobu Yaguchi,
that conveys the epitome of the 21st century!