What would happen if one day, we ran out of electricity? Moreover, what would happen if this was permanent? That’s what the Suzukis, a family living in Tokyo, are facing, alienated by the contemporary lifestyle. When the city runs out of energy, they’ll have no choice but to survive somewhere else, and some other way. An adventure movie with touches of comedy, which calls our own existence into question.
He started off filming in 8mm in college, in Tokyo. He began his professional activity in the early nineties with his first feature film, Down the Drain (93). Since then, he’s directed films like Waterboys (05).