Trailer: ‘Runway’

By   |  Aug 5, 2020

‘Runway’ (滑走路) is a 2020 Japanese mystery/drama directed by Norichika Oba.

Based on a book of poems by Shinichiro Hagihara, the film follows a bureaucrat who begins to investigate the background of a young man he finds on a recent list of suicides. The cast includes Asami Mizukawa, Kodai Asaka, Uta Yorikawa, Kei Kinoshita, and Yuto Ikeda.

Synopsis: Midori (Asami Mizukawa) is in her late 30’s and is a cutout picture artist. She has anxiety about her future. Takano (Kodai Asaka) is a 25-year-old bureaucrat at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. He is under a heavy workload and he becomes lethargic at his workplace. One day, he sees a list of people who committed suicide due to temporary employment. On that list, he becomes interested in a 25-year-old young man who killed himself. Takano begins to investigate the background of that young man.

‘Runway’ opens across Japan in November, 2020.

Synopsis by AsianWiki.

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