1hr 18mins

Shown as part of The Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2020 under the theme ‘Happiness is A State of Mind: Joy and Despair in Japanese Cinema’.

Hiroshi Okuyama

Having relocated from the big city to a rural town, timid Yura (Sato Yura) feels isolated in his new Christian school. Initially sceptical of the new worshipping practice, he begins to have apparitions of a tiny, mute Jesus who seems to answer his prayers. But he should be careful what he wishes for…

Organised by the Japan Foundation with Major Support from Japan Airlines, Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, and Yakult, with Sponsorship in Kind from SUQQU.


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