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Missing (2022)

Opens on November 4

Director: Shinzô Katayama Run Time: 124 min. Rating: NR Release Year: 2022

Starring: Aoi Ito, Hiroya Shimizu, Jiro Sato

Country: Japan, South Korea
Language: Japanese

About the film:

World Premiere at Busan International Film Festival, US Premiere at Fantastic Fest.

Depressed and in debt following the death of his wife, Santoshi (Jiro Sato) tells his young daughter he has found a way out. Pointing to a reward note, he vows to find the infamous serial killer “No Name” (Hiroya Shimizu) and cash in, claiming to have seen the man in the flesh a few days earlier. Kaeda (Aoi Ito) cannot take her aloof father serious. But when he goes missing without a trace, she starts to fear the worst-and must begin looking for him.

About the filmmaker:

Shinzô Katayama was born in Osaka prefecture in 1981. He worked as Director Bong Joon Ho’s assistant director for TOKYO! (2008) and Mother (2009). He won the Best Picture and the Audience Award at the Skip City International D-Cinema Festival for his debut feature, Siblings of the Cape (2019). Missing (2022), Katayama’s second feature, was invited to the New Currents of the 2021 Busan International Film Festival.

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