JAPAN, Uzbekistan, Qatar | 120 minutes | 2019
Yoko hosts a popular TV show that whisks her off to one exotic locale after another. The day comes when she and her crew are dispatched to Uzbekistan. Once in situ, however, she prefers to phone her boyfriend in Tokyo than do what she’s paid to do. Beneath Kurosawa’s sharp showbiz satire is an intimate drama about the loneliness of a professional globetrotter, with a moving performance from one-time Japanese pop sensation Atsuko Maeda as the quietly determined reporter.With the support of Japan Foundation TorontoIn collaboration with Bota Bota, spa-sur-l'eau"A uniquely Kurosawa mix of showbiz comedy, woman-in-jeopardy thriller and romantic drama with Maeda’s lonely-but-intrepid heroine serving as the strong connecting thread." Japan Times
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