• Johatsu – Into Thin Air

    Johatsu – Into Thin Air



  • Johatsu – Into Thin Air

    Johatsu – Into Thin Air



  • Johatsu – Into Thin Air

    Johatsu – Into Thin Air



  • Johatsu – Into Thin Air

    Johatsu – Into Thin Air



Johatsu – Into Thin Air

by Andreas Hartmann, Arata Mori

Johatsu – Into Thin Air

Germany, Japan | 2024 | 86:00 min

Content Categories

Documentary
86min or 52min original Japanese version with English or German subtitles or German voice over available
Synopsis
Every year, thousands of people vanish without a trace in Japan. Known as the Johatsu, or 'the evaporated,' they abandon their lives for various reasons, a troublesome relationship, mounting debts or threats from the mafia. Some get support from so-called 'night moving' companies, which help people to disappear and start a new life somewhere else. Taking an intimate look at the phenomenon of 'evaporating people,' JOHATSU – INTO THIN AIR depicts the inner conflicts and attempts at reconciliation of those who have disappeared and those who have been left behind.
Festivals/Awards
2024
26 TiDF Thessaloniki
21 CPH:DOX Copenhagen
39 DOK.fest Munich
Cast and Crew
  • Director Andreas Hartmann, Arata Mori
Original Languages

Japanese

Production Company
Ossa Film | Andreas Hartmann
Ossastr. 37, 12045 Berlin
info@ossafilm.com
http://ossafilm.com
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