Woman Of The Photographs (2020)

  • Comedy, Horror, Romance
  • 1h 29m

Middle-aged photographer Kai is a nerd. He is obsessed with photography, and particularly capturing insects, and actually uses his “proper” work, maintaining a photo studio where he mostly retouches photos his clients bring him, in order to sustain his true passion. He has only one friend, who is also his main client, no girlfriend, and a very carefully-planned everyday routine. While on a trip in the forest, however, he stumbles upon Kyoko, who, in her effort to take an impressive picture for her Instagram account, falls from a tree, which results in a rather large scar across her chest. Kai finds himself following her speechless, but their roles are soon reversed, and an annoyed nerd finds Kyoko living in his studio/house, and him taking photographs of her on a daily basis, which he retouches in order to hide the scar. Soon however, the two of them discover that when the wound is included in the pictures, their popularity is much more significant, and Kyoko finds her declining fame rising again. As their relationship transforms, both of them are forced to deal with their inherent issues, while a pet praying mantis Kai keeps, becomes a metaphor for both their lives and relationship.

Language

Japanese

Country

Japan

Studio

Pyramid Film Inc.