Synopsis

Badly injured during the 1995 Tokyo metro sarin gas terrorist attack by the doomsday cult Aum, director Atsushi Sakahara embarks on an intimate and exacting journey with the cult’s executive Hiroshi Araki to record the parallel life paths of the victim and perpetrator.

Director's bio

Atsushi Sakahara was born in 1966, Kyoto. He is a graduate of Kyoto University. In 2001 he produced the Palme D'or winning short BEAN CAKE (David Greenspan). He is a writer and host of the podcast Before After Aum. He currently resides in Kyoto and is working on a collection of stories and new film projects.  

director, producer ATSUSHI SAKAHARA  

producer ETSUKO MATSUO

co-producer PEARL CHAN

editor JUNKO WATANABE

cinematographer TATSUYA YAMADA AND MASATO TAKASHIMA

sound RYOMA OCHIAI

music SOULCOLOR

post-production supervisor TSUYOSHI TEN 

re-recording mixer ANDROINE LAB

trailer editor CHU SIU FUNG

featuring HIROSHI ARAKI and TAKESHI SAKAHARA and TAKAKO SAKAHARA and ATSUSHI SAKAHARA

production company GOOD PEOPLE INC. 

world sales THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL COLLECTION / GOOD MOVE MEDIA