DEATH OF A JAPANESE SALESMAN

Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary
Japan / 2011 / Japanese dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / HDCam / 90 minutes

Winner of Muhr AsiaAfrica / Documentary /Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentaries – Second Prize: Mami Sunada (Director)

Synopsis

A touching and funny documentary about the last months of the life of a Japanese salesman, as documented by his filmmaker daughter. Tomoaki Sunada was a typical sales representative until he was diagnosed with terminal cancer. The film captures his last months as he summarises his life and writes his final wishes in the form of his “ending note”.

Genre

Family

Cast & Credits

12+

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