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2021

Pretenders

PRETENDERS

プリテンダーズ

Release Date
2021
Running Time
TBD
Genre
Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP

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[ Staff ]

[ Story ]

Karin is a rebellious 17-year-old. She was living with her father and a much younger sister after the death of her mother, but after a squabble with her father she runs away. One day she experiences an indescribable feeling when she gives up her seat on the train to a sick person, and it gives her inspiration. Fiction and reality mix to give people the feeling of "joy of being affirmed". Perhaps the accumulation of such joy might, in time, heal the world. With the help of her best friend Fuko, Karin pretends to struggle going up the stairs or pretends to be a blind person at a zebra crossing (yes, they are a pair of pretenders!), and they film the kind people helping them. After several attempts, a video they posted goes viral! The pretenders gain collaborators, and publish fiction-mixed-with-reality videos in quick succession. The videos keep getting retweeted until their cover is blown! Public opinion flips and pounces on Karin and the pretenders.

[ Contact (International) ]

Open Sesame Co., Ltd.
#303, 1-17-6 Shintomi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0041
Rep: ABE Ritsuko
Attn: NAKANE Kaho
tel: +81 3 6228 3453
fax: +81 3 6228 3458
E-mail: ritsuko@open-sesame.jp , kaho@open-sesame.jp

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