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FAMILY ROMANCE LLC
Werner Herzog

O.V. Japanese | st English

Looking to hide a secret from her 12-year-old daughter Mahiro, a woman hires actor Yuichi Ishii to approach the girl and pretend to be her father. Taking as his starting point the Japanese phenomenon of rentaru furendo, agencies that fill emotional voids using hired actors, Herzog once again examines the blurred line between documentary and fiction. The German director’s raw, hyperrealistic new film, shot on the fly using non-professional actors, is a fascinatingly meta look at the actor’s...

UNITED STATES | 89 minutes | 2019

Program

Saturday October 19, 2019

21:20
Cineplex Odeon Quartier SALLE 10
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