Tag Archives: Tetsu Sawaki

Isao Yukisada – Tojiru hi AKA Enclosed Pain (2000) (DVD)

Yuri and Takumi are brother and sister who faced unusually harsh treatment by their father. An act of brutality keeps them extremely close together until an older couple occupy the house where their secret was buried. Read More »

Akihiko Shiota – Gaichû AKA Harmful Insect (2001)

Eiga Wiki wrote:
Harmful Insect follows a girl named Sachiko after her father dies, her mother attempts suicide, and her entire class is gossiping about her possibly having an affair with her sixth grade teacher who recently moved away. Because of all this, Sachiko stops going to school and hangs out with a street-dweller named Takao and his mentally disabled friend. When Takao is beaten to death Sachiko is forced to return to her former life, only to face more unwanted trauma at the hands of adults who never seem to have her best interests in mind. Read More »