Release in Japan: September 13, 2019
They Say Nothing Stays the Same
Directed by acclaimed actor, Joe Odagiri, teaming up with legendary cinematographer Christopher Doyle.
Toichi is a boatman who ferries the villagers to a town on the other side of the river. Besides rowing a boat for the villagers all day long, he barely have a communication with others except Genzo, a young neighbor. In the upstream of the river, a large bridge is being constructed. Everyone is excited, but Toich i has mixed feelings about it.
One day, Toichi meets a mysterious young girl. Having no family and no place to go, Toichi let her stay with him but this encounter starts to bring about changes to Toichi’s life.
- Akira Emoto
- Written and Directed by Joe Odagiri
Cinematography by Christopher Doyle