This week in the podcast, a film inspired by the Sugamo child abandonment case, where a mother abandoned her five children in a flat in Tokyo and never returned. Among the many topics discussed are the real-life case, child social services, human disregard as well as Hirokazu Kore-eda’s film Nobody Knows and how it differs from the actual events. Our guest is Sho Watanabe from Japan.
Dare mo shiranai / 誰も知らない (Japan, 2004). Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Shimizu, You.
Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Guest Sho Watanabe (渡邊翔). Edit by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune by Nick Grivell.