12 MONTHS OF KAI

12 MONTHS OF KAI

Something has changed in a world where ‘personal care robots’ are commonplace and cater to our every need.

Kyoka, who lives in Tokyo and has a successful career, decided to get a personal care humanoid (PCH) Kai. He is perfect. He learns quickly and knows Kyoka so well. However, Kai seems to have real emotions, and Kyoka is lost in this new relationship. Her friends are worried for her, but soon they will all have to confront an unexpected change in the world.

Cast: Ayaka Nakagouchi, Kosei Kudo

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO HAVE THE DIRECTOR WITH US FOR A Q&A

ENGLISH PREMIERE

Director: Mutsumi Kameyama
Country: Japan
Year: 2020
Runtime: 83 mins
Language: Japanese (English subtitles).

A refreshing indie from Japan that is a welcome addition to the robot story canon.

SUN 24 OCT – 5.45PM