Never Ending Blue
Director: Takaomi OGATA
Cast: Maki MIZUI / Takahiro ONO / Junko MIMURA / Minami IKEZAKI / Ayumi YAGI
Genre: Child Abuse / Drama
[2009 / Color / HD / Stereo / 66 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]
Competition Nominee - Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival 2010
Kaede, a high-school student, lives with her father and mother with depression. The father has repeated violence and sexual abuse against Kaede since her childhood. However, her mother can’t help her. In order to maintain the balance of the mind, Kaede makes self-injury on a daily basis. For a few weeks, Kaede misses a period. Yet, she has anyone to consult. Then, Kaede gets pregnant with her father’s child, but she feels love and wants to give birth to a baby. She swears to protect new life absolutely. Nevertheless, knowingly at her pregnant, her father’s abuse against her gets intensified.