The film explores some aspects of japanese young peolple social behaviours.
Feeling of unease and lack of communication lead to different kind of reaction (skaters; harajuku-kids) or no-action (Otaku;Hikikomori) or annihilation (suicide pact).
Hikikomori, the main theme of the film, is a voluntary reclusion pursuing the complete annhilation of communication and relationships. Generally hikikomori are under 30 and with an high level of instruction.
Artist: Francesco Jodice
Production year: 2004
Catalogued as: EXPERIMENTAL, DOCUMENTATION, CULTURE/IDENTITY