Unmei Janai Hito A stranger of mine

by Uchida Kenji

2005 Selection


Feature Film

Three episodes seen from the point of view of five people - a devastated Miyata, a detective who is tired of his job, a yakuza boss having trouble running his organization,a woman thrown into despair by a two- timing fiancé, and a woman who twists men around her finger - sandwiched between a short prologue and épilogue. The relationships between seemingly simple and isolated épisodes begin to surface one after the other as the story progresses,brin- ging friendships to light and exposing the complicated nature of human beings, while Miyata remains oblivious to the events happening around him,surely his kindness and bravery will encourage broken hearted guys everywhere to keep trying.