‘Before We Vanish’: Teaser for Cannes Premiere from Kiyoshi Kurosawa
Kiyoshi Kurosawa‘s Before We Vanish is one of the in-competition titles at Cannes 2017 that has drawn my attention. Based on the theatrical play “Sanpo Suru Shinryakusha,” which was written and directed by Tomohiro Maekawa, the latest from Japanese horror master looks to be a hybrid of the extraterrestrial-invasion thriller and relationship drama.
Starring Masami Nagasawa, Ryuhei Matsuda, Hiroki Hasegawa, and Mahiro Takasugi, the film was selected at the Un Certain Regard section. The story revolves around a man who goes missing for a week and when he returns, he has a completely different personality.
Before We Vanish will arrive on September 16th in Japan. There’s no U.S. release date on the horizon yet. Check out the teaser trailer below.
You can also check out the teaser poster for Before We Vanish, below:
A man is possessed by an alien invader. How does his wife react?
A couple of Shinji and Narumi, lived in a loveless marriage. One day Shinji left missing for a week and he got gentle and calm suddenly after coming home. Narumi was puzzled with its radical change. She asked what Shinji was doing while he was away. Shinji replied, “I just have strolled.”
For medical specialist, the cause of his symptoms were unclear. “I’m not sure your husband has brain disorders, memory loss or any other disease…” A doctor only makes an ambiguous diagnosis. But one strange thing, the more he strolls, the better his brain disorders gets.
Narumi gradually hopes to restart with Shinji as if there was no problem between their relationship. However, one day Shinji confesses to Narumi. “Actually, I’m an alien. I came to invade the Earth.”
The invasions continue to spread quietly like an infectious disease. At the same time, there is another crisis such as military tensions between neighborhood countries and the threat of war and possible. Invaders will make people’s town life restless…