Swaying Mariko

Director: Koji SEGAWA
Cast: Chise USHIO / Keita YAMASHINA / Hide MIURA

Genre: Suspense / Black Comedy

[2016 / Color / HD / Stereo / 65 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]

[Festival Records]

Nominee: In Competition & Best Screenplay Award

-  Raindance Film Festival 2017



Mariko, a seemingly ordinary housewife, has lived with her younger husband, Tomoharu, for six years and has been dissatisfied her everyday life. Despite having a son, Tomoharu often stays away from home, and they spend separated lives under the same roof. Mariko begins to suspect that he might be having an affair with a woman outside. At her workplace, a commercial batting cage, customers absurdly accuse at Mariko. Moreover, she sees a manager seduces his men at work, and he tries to do the same thing at Mariko as well. Mariko gets stressed at work and at home. She wants to talk with her friend, but she dismisses her. Mariko becomes dominated by her bad obsession, and she gradually loses controlling herself. Mariko begins to take extraordinary behaviors.


©"Tamayura no Mariko" Production Committee