Trailer for Hiroki film of “Vibrator”

16 Nov

It’s in Japanese, but still very watchable…

And here is a link to a Midnight Eye review.

Boldly confronting one of the most fundamental social problems in post-industrial society (and not only that of Japan), he has delivered one of the bravest and most important films this year has seen. Adapted from Mari Akasaka’s novel, Vibrator‘s wobbly lynchpin is Rei (stage actress Terashima, magnificent), a young woman so lost that the only sensation she feels is the vibration of the mobile phone in her pocket. A single freelance writer (a shaky job if ever there was one), she is consumed by her own thoughts and the voices she imagines hearing inside her head. The real voices of those around her, however, rarely penetrate her shell.

…to be continued.

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