The times brought the farmers together with the ‘young Icaruses’ of the new left, the farmers wanting muscle for their organization, and the young volunteers seeking an ignition point for revolution.
Born in 1958, Japan. He graduated Waseda University, School of Political Science and Economics and produced Pineapple Tours(1992) which selected Berlinale. He co-directed The Wages of Resistance: Narita Stories(2014) with Otsu Koshiro, about the farmers fighting against the state power, which officially selceted at Jeonju IFF. The Fall of Icarus: Narita Sotries is world premier at the 18th Jeonju International Film Festival.