Omoi SASAKI 佐々木想
On Demand: Mr. Suzuki -A Man In God's Country-
Nippon Visions ½
In a future Japanese city, unmarried people are drafted to solve the declining birthrate. When 44-year-old unmarried Yoshiko meets mysterious Suzuki, she hopes to escape this fate. But not all is as it seems. Omoi SASAKI’s feature film debut is an impressive science fiction dystopia that combines fresh ideas, drama and deadpan humor to deliver a unique film experience.
About Omoi SASAKI
Omoi SASAKI, born in Yamaguchi Prefecture in 1978, studied theatrical performance. He started his film career with the films LEFT OUT (2009), A BEGINNING (2011) and METEORITE + IMPOTENCE (2013), which was shown at the Cannes Film Festival. MR. SUZUKI -A MAN IN GOD’S COUNTRY- (2020 / NC ’22) – had its world premiere at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2020.