Isn’t Anyone Alive?
- Ikiteru mono wa inainoka
- Japan 2011, HDcam, 113 min, Japanese with English subtitles
- Director: Gakuryu (Sogo) ISHII
- Script: Shiro MAEDA based on the play of the same title
- Production: Dragon Mountain
- Director of Photography: Yoshiyuki MATSUMOTO
- Music: Haru ISHII
- World Sales: Phantom Film Co Ltd
- Cast: Shota SOMETANI, Rin TAKANASHI, Konatsu TANAKA, Kiyohiko SHIBUKAWA, Jun MURAKAMI
- Thursday, June 6, 2:30 p.m. Mousonturm Saal
- Sunday, June 9, 6:00 p.m. Cinema in the German Film Museum
- German premiere
In this film, set on a university campus with an adjacent hospital, cult director ISHII confronts a group of people, going about their everyday lives, with the sudden end of the world, adapting a play by Shiro MAEDA. The result is a farcical ensemble comedy deftly mixing absurd humour with philosophical questions about life and death.
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