Giappone, 2009, colore, 35 mm, 155′
di Yukihiko Tsutsumi
Sceneggiatura Yasushi Fukuda, Takashi Nagasaki, Naoki Urasawa, basato sul fumetto di Naoki Urasawa – Fotografia
Satoru Karasawa – Montaggio Nobuyuki Ito – Musiche Ryomei Shirai – Interpreti Toshiaki Karasawa, Etsuhi Toyokawa, Takako Tokiwa, Airi Taira, Teruyuki Kagawa, Naohito Fujiki – Produttore Nobuyuki Linuma – Distribuzione
Nippon Television Network Corporation (NTV) – Sito ufficiale 20thboys.com
It is Friend Era Year 3, 2017 A.D., and World President Friend rules humanity. After a deadly virus ravages Tokyo, a wall is built around the city and inhabitants’ lives have been severely restricted. Friend tells everyone that on August, aliens will destroy mankind and only those who believe in him will be saved… but a movement to stop Friend is in motion.
Yukihiko Tsutsumi (Giappone, 1955) debuted in 1980 and moved to the USA where he made several video clips, among them Homeless with Yoko Ono. In 1994 he went on to become a part of the Office Crescendo production company. Select movies: Crying Out Love… (04) and Memories of Tomorrow (06).