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Sato Shinsuke

Midlife Crisis Superhero

Japan, 126', vo JPN, sub ENG/FRA, 16 Year

Cast: Iseya Yūsuke, Hongô Kanata, Kinashi Noritake

Old before his time and universally despised, Inuyashiki has only one friend, his dog Hanako. One night, he is turned into an all-powerful cyborg by aliens. Problem is, he isn’t the only human newly endowed with powers. Largely accustomed to manga adaptations, Sato Shinsuke (Gantz, I Am A Hero) delivers a stunning spectacle that also works as a strong allegory for Japan’s demographic tragedy. You haven’t heard the last of old Japanese men!