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2018

Bokushi to inochi no gake

A Step Forward

​牧師といのちの崖

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

(c)Documentary Japan, Inc. / Atsushi Kasezawa

Release Date
January, 19th, 2019
Running Time
100 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DVD)

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[ Produced by ]

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[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Documentary Japan

[ Story ]

In-depth documentary about suicidal individuals and pastor Fujiyabu's efforts to save them. Feature-length documentary debut by Kasezawa Atsushi, who has directed numerous TV documentary programs.
The Sandanbeki Cliffs are located in Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture. There, 'Lifeline Telephone' operator Fujiyabu undertakes his own project to rescue suicidal individuals from the brink of death, and then live communally so they can reconstruct their lives. Japan's many problems come into sharp relief through the discussions between Fujiyabu and those wishing to commit suicide.

[ Official Site ]

https://www.bokushitogake.com

[ Contact (International) ]

DOCUMENTARY JAPAN, INC.
1F, Wako Bldg., 8-12-20 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-0052
Attn: TABAKOTANI Akiko
tel: +81 3 5570 3551
fax: +81 3 5570 3550
E-mail: a.tabakotani@documentary.jp