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Director: Shinji Aoyama
Scriptwriter: Ryo Iwamatsu
Cinematography: Masaki Tamura
Distribution: Icot Corporation
Cast: Kyoka Suzuki, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Masanobu Ando, Ayumi Ito

Shinji Aoyama

selected filmography :
Sad Vacation (2007)
Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? (2005) Lakeside Murder Case (2004)
Mike Yokohama - A Forest With No Name (2002)
Desert Moon (2001)
Eureka (2000)

Shady Groove (1999)
Chinpira (1996)

Crickets *

Director: Shinji Aoyama
Japan | 2006 | 35mm | 102 Min. | OmeU | German Premiere

In a coastal cottage with a view of the setting sun, Kaoru, a wealthy woman who is gradually loosing her youth, has retired from city life and lives a quiet life. She looks after an old, blind and dumb man as if he were an insect or a domestic animal, or a child. As he can do nothing for himself, she feeds him and takes him for walks...

An entomological report about the situation of people caught the irreconcilability of personal freedom and love.

(official synopsis)
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