The Closing Night Film - POISON BERRY IN MY BRAIN ( 脳内ポイズンベリー) - US Premiere
Directed by: Yuichi Satoh
Starring: Yuki Furukawa, Yoko Maki and Hidetoshi Nishijima
Film Source: Pony Canyon Inc.
Japan, 2015, 121 min, Japanese w/subtitles, DCP
Friday, December 4, 7 PM, The Wilmette Theatre (Please click here for more info about Closing Night Film + Party festivities).
Synopsis: Based on a manga of the same title illustrated by Setona Mizushiro, it is about a 30-year-old unemployed woman, Ichiko’s love life. She meets Ryoichi at a drinking establishment. Even though he is a lot younger than her, she can't forget him. Meanwhile, similar to the current Pixar hit, INSIDE OUT, Ichiko has 5 different characters in her brain that governs her actions: "Yoshida" presides over the meeting as the chairman; "Ishibashi" is the optimist; "Ikeda" is the pessimist; "Hatoko" is the character that lives in the moment; and "Kishi" thinks about the past.