I AM A WEAPON
Director: Akihiro MIMA
Cast: Ibuki TSUJI / Hideki TAMAI / Yuka HIRAHARA / Takeshi YAMAMOTO / Shun SUGATA
[2016 / Color / HD / Stereo / 88 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]
Official Selection - OSAKA Asian Film Festival 2016
Official Selection - Camera Japan Film Festival 2016 - Holland
Moto Maruse witnessed his father beat the man who was having an affair with his mother to death during his childhood. Because of this, he is worried that he might someday develop and impulse for violence. Avoiding relationships with other people, Moto becomes a piano tuner. One day, he meets a boy named Shaku Fujii who has many things in common with him, and Moto starts teaching him piano. Shaku’s mother Itsuka has an ex-husband named Seiichiro who is a journalist and investigates puzzling random incidents of violence that have occurred in various locations. At the same time, Moto is drawn into a mysterious organization for acting revenge, “Messengers.” However, Seiichiro starts to expose the existence of the organization.