Given the everyday chaos that surrounds him as he walks through Tokyo’s Shibuya district, it’s easy for viewers to assume they know why a young Chinese visitor is so anxious. Yet the truth behind his situation is as startling and powerful as everything else in this taut drama by Japan’s Kei Chikaura.

Short Cuts

Signature

Kei Chikaura

Playing as part of Short Cuts Programme 08

— JASON ANDERSON

Screenings

Tue Sep 12

Scotiabank 14

Regular
9:45pm
Wed Sep 13

Scotiabank 5

Press
9:15am
Sun Sep 17

Scotiabank 10

Regular
4:00pm