Desert of Namibia Desert of Namibia

Introduction: This is her full-fledged second feature. Yuumi Kawai plays the lead role, a new icon of the new generation who has been a praised around the world for her impressive performances in “PLAN 75,” “A Balance,” and “It’s a Summer Film!” The dream project of two young talents comes true with “Desert of Namibia,” which has been selected for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight 2024, and is now ready to be shared with the world.

Story: For 21-year-old Kana, thinking about the future is too boring, and she doesn’t even know what she wants in life. She lacks passion for anything, and even romance is merely just for killing time. Her boyfriend Honda, with whom she lives, tries to please Kana by paying the rent and cooking for her. However, as her relationship with the self-confident creator Hayashi deepens, Kana begins to feel burdened by Honda.
Japan Release: 2024