Joy of Man’s Desiring


Joy of Man’s Desiring

Directed by Masakazu Sugita
Japan / 2014 /85 min / Drama
64th Berlin International Film Festival Generation Kplus Special Mention


Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Tokyo(Tokyo) / 13h00

sendai mediatheque(Sendai) / 13h00

A major earthquake hits Japan. Haruna and her little brother Shota who lost their parents are taken in by their relatives who take good care of them with affection, and yet the children are far from happy. Haruna doesn’t fit at her new school, while Shota believes that the parents are still alive. The tension felt by the children spreads to the rest of the family. When things erupt one day, Haruna decides to act.


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