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.
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
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