A postmodern film emerges an imaginary story of hikikomori. Work in progress.

In Japan, hikikomori “acute social withdrawal”; (colloquially/adaptive translation: shut-in) are reclusive adolescents or adults who withdraw from society and seek extreme degrees of isolation and confinement. Hikikomori refers to both the phenomenon in general and the recluses themselves. Hikikomori have been described as loners or “modern-day hermits”. Estimates suggest that half a million Japanese youth have […]

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Mare’s Nest (2014) Film poster

  “Mare’s Nest” (2014) Film by Fred L’Epee and Kenneth Gentry Co-producers: Fred L’Epee, Ed Alvarado, Kenneth Gentry (United States, Switzerland) 09min 20s. Genre : Experimental/Fiction Year 2014 Duration 09 mn 20s Language English/French   Helicon Films 2014 This work is licensed under Creative Commons. Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.    

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