New US trailer for Japanese movie “They Say Nothing Stays The Same”
by Alex Billington
20 October 2021
“It makes me happy to help people a bit.” Film Movement has launched the American trailer for an acclaimed Japanese indie drama titled They say nothing stays the same, which was originally premiered in 2019. The film is the latest directed by the Japanese actor / filmmaker Joe odagiri, and presents the cinematography of the award-winning DP Christophe doyle (of In the Mood for Love, 2046, Ondine, Paranoid Park, Love After Love). “Why do we need a ferryman? We need a ferryman where there is a body of water and there is no bridge. The village high in the hills has a ferryman, but a bridge. is under construction. The poor peasant is about to get even poorer. People, livestock and goods will not need his services for a long time … He meets a young girl one day when everything was supposed to be any other day. Movie stars Akira Emoto, Ririka kawashima, Nijiro Murakami, Tsuyoshi Ihara, and June Marakami. It certainly sounds like a beautifully shot, moving movie that reflects on the meaning of life and how we can help others.
Here is the US trailer (+ poster) of Joe Odagiri They say nothing stays the same, of Youtube:
The drama follows an old smuggler in a remote Meiji-era community in Japan. His life is a peaceful and cyclical existence, the meaning of which is given by the essential role he plays in transporting people, livestock and goods through water, connecting villages and lives. When news arrives that a bridge is under construction, it is clear that its services will no longer be needed. Meanwhile, his life will also be transformed by the appearance of a mysterious young woman whom he saves from drowning. They say nothing stays the same, also known as Aru Sendo No Hanashi or あ る 船頭 の 話 in Japanese, is both written and directed by a Japanese actor / filmmaker Joe odagiri, directing his second feature film after directing In search of cherry blossoms previously. Produced by Shôzô Ichiyama, Takuro Nagai and Yuusaku Nakajima. This one initially premiered at the 2019 Venice Film Festival, and it also opened in Japan that year. Film Movement to debut They say nothing stays the same in some American theaters + on VOD from November 12, 2021. Look carefully?