HARUKO’S PARANORMAL LABORATORY

HARUKO CHOUJYOUGENSHOU KENKYUJYO

By Lisa TAKEBA

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Black comedy - Completed 2015

An absurd SF black comedy about a broken family.

Festivals
& Awards

Rotterdam IFFR 2015
Tiger Award Competition
Yubari Fantastic Film Festival 2015
    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Black comedy, Second film
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • JAPANESE
    • Duration
    • 74 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Lisa TAKEBA
    • Writer(s)
    • Lisa TAKEBA
    • Synopsis
    • Haruko the young lady lives alone and talks to TV everyday. She witnessed her father’s affair when she was a teenager. Since then she has been closed to herself to paranormal phenomena and drifted apart from her family. One day, the TV at Haruko’s house turns into human figure and shows his feelings. Haruko is surprised but happy to have the TV man living together with her as a couple. Later the TV man starts to find a job but gets turn away a lot because of his look. At last a producer discovers the TV man’s special skills of speaking 12 languages and make him a TV star at TV language program. Quickly, the TV man becomes much more famous than they expected…
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