Narumi and her husband, Shinji, are undergoing a crisis when Shinji suddenly disappears. A few days later, he returns completely transformed, converted into a different man, now affectionate and attentive. At the same time, a family is brutally murdered. Maestro Kurosawa continues to show us he’s in tip-top shape with this alien sci-fi, where he delves into the human condition.
He started off shooting in Super-8 at Rikkyo University. Among others, he’s directed fantastic genre masterpieces like Cure (97) or Pulse (01), a marvel of suspense like Charisma (99) and the family drama Tokyo Sonata (08). He received the Time Machine Award here in 2006.