Original title: "Kodokushi"
Ensar Altay was born in 1980 in Turkey. He received his graduate degree in the economy but he always had an interest in cinema. He went to London and study at the London Film Academy for earning Filmmaking. So, he started to work as the Assistant of Director in 2010. He then started to work as a TV Director and Producer for five years. Since 2011, he made several documentaries for TV Channels. In 2016, he started to work for TRT. He made two feature documentary films for TRT World.
Ensar Altay, Merve Dag
Norihito Oikawa, Kuniaki Muramatsu, Aiko Oshima
Color: colored, Running time: 85, Format: 2.35:1, Countries: Japan, Languages: Japanese
International Bosphorus FF - International Competition - Special Jury Prize
Norihito works for a company that specializes in cleaning the apartments of the recently deceased. The lonely deaths he encounters pushes him to face his own family trauma. But it won’t be as easy as he thinks.
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