Kumiko focuses on the ritual as she tries to avoid the inevitable confrontation of what lies before her.
In Japan, the passing of a loved one is marked by ‘night watch’: staying up all night with the deceased, incense burning throughout, to ensure their safe passage to the afterlife. Starring legendary Japanese actress Meiko Kaji (Lady Snowblood, Kill Bill).
Directed by Michael Beets Starring Meiko Kaji Shot on 16mm Kodak Film 2048x1536
Chapter 2 of 10.
A chapter will be released weekly.
Each chapter can be viewed inside an immersive replica of the film. Each collector- of any chapter- will be invited along with ten of their guests, to the premiere of the full film inside the immersive experience.
Michael is a multi-award winning artist. Nominated at Venice International Film Festival, premiered works at Cannes, Toronto Int. Film Festival. A pioneer of live film and immersive virtual reality experiences.