2021 Cannes Film Festival - Un Certain Regard - Opening Film
Based on the unbelievable true story!
Japan, 1944. Trained for intelligence work, Hiroo Onoda, 22 years old, discovers a philosophy contrary to the official line: no suicide, stay alive whatever happens, the mission is more important than anything else. Sent to Lubang, a small island in the Philippines where the Americans are about to land, his role will be to wage a guerilla war until the return of the Japanese troops. The Empire will surrender soon after, Onoda 10,000 days later.
- Interview with lead actor Kanji Tsuda (23 min)
- Interview with director Arthur Harari, DOP Tom Harari and assistant director Benjamin Papin (25 min)
- Region B