Der neue Film von Shinji Aoyama

Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.usDer neue Film von Shinji Aoyama (u.a. der tolle, fast vierstündige Eureka und die hintersinnige Pulp-Noir-Groteske Hama Maiku) hört auf den etwas umständlichen, biblischen Namen Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani. Der Film ist derzeit auf dem Filmfestival Cannes in der Geheimtipp-Sektion 'Un Certain Regard' zu sehen (Festivalinfos). Auf der Website des französischen Verleihs und Sales Agency 'The Wild Bunch' finden sich nun erste Informationen und Bilder:

AD 2015. The world's major cities are decimated by a terrible plague, a highly contagious virus that fills those it infects first with unbearable dread, then with overwhelming despair. A fatal disease, without cure. The Lemming Syndrome.

In an isolated country mansion, two musicians - Mizui and Asuhara - live in seclusion, devoting themselves to the creation of pure sound far from the trappings of fame and success they knew in the corrupt and dangerous city. They are visited by an ageing plutocrat, his desperately sick daughter and a detective, who believes that in the music made by Mizui and Asuhara lies the seed of hope that the old man’s daughter can be saved.

In the vast, changeless stillness of nature, the musicians begin to play...