Taku AOYAGI 青柳拓
Tokyo Uber Blues
Nippon Docs ¾
Taku AOYAGI, a young documentary filmmaker, has just graduated when the Covid-19 pandemic breaks out in spring 2020. Debt-ridden, he decides to take a job as an Uber Eats delivery man. Riding through the empty streets of Tokyo on a bicycle, he documents his own precarious working conditions, as well as a deadlocked metropolis filled with loneliness.
Sat., June 10, 2023, 17:00
German premiere in presence of the director Taku AOYAGI
Original with English subtitles
NOT approved for persons under 18 years
Cityscapes & Countryside Documentary Social issues
Tokyo jitensha bushi
Taku AOYAGI, Kiyoshi TSUJII, Kazuo OSAWA
About Taku AOYAGI
Taku AOYAGI, born in Yamanashi Prefecture in 1993, studied at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image. In 2018, he premiered his graduation film THE ROAD HE WALKS: A STORY OF HE-KUN (2017 / NC ’18) internationally at Nippon Connection. TOKYO UBER BLUES (2022 / NC ’23) is his first feature-length documentary.