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Naked of Defenses
"A poised yet internally turbulent film of almost religious purity and compassion..." The Hollywood Reporter
Berlin International Film Festival
Pusan International Film Festival
Masahide Ichii’s expertly crafted, spare and compassionate drama explores the life of Kinoshita (Ayako Moriya), a woman who, while struggling to overcome personal tragedy, forms a complex relationship with a new colleague. This deeply affecting film won the New Currents Award at the Pusan International Film Festival.
Japan - 2009 - 1h 27m
Directed By: Masahide Ichii
Written By: Masahide Ichii
Starring: Sanae Konno, Yûki Asama, Hayate Ichii