New Directors Competition
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. Inspired by a
Presented at the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes Film Festival.
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Born in Paris, France, in 1981. He directed short and medium-length films screened in a large number of festivals, like La Main sur la Gueule (2007) and Peine Perdue (2013), both awarded at Clermont-Ferrand. He also made the feature Dark Inclusion (2017). Onoda, 10,000 Nights in the Jungle is his second feature film.