Shinobu YAGUCHI 矢口史靖


Nippon Cinema   ª 

From one moment to another the world goes dark in a catastrophic power outage. The Suzuki family decides to leave the struggling megalopolis of Tokyo and learns to survive in the Japanese countryside. Shinobu YAGUCHI’s charming film effortlessly mixes comedy, drama, and adventure genres while at the same time asking serious questions about the way we live.


日本 2017

117 分

About Shinobu YAGUCHI

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1967, Shinobu YAGUCHI began shooting his first film on 8mm as a student at Tokyo Zokei University. In 1990, his short film THE RAIN WOMEN won the Grand Prize of the renowned PIA Film Festival. Through a scholarship, the festival enabled him to shoot his feature debut DOWN THE DRAIN (1993). With his comedies such as WATERBOYS (2001 / NC ’05), ROBO-G (2012 / NC ’14) and SURVIVAL FAMILY (2017 / NC ’17), he has also found international success.