Most Distant Course
This critically acclaimed, modern story portrays three broken hearts that converge by destiny; a heartbroken sound technician can't get over the girl who leaves him without a word. He collects sounds on tape and sends them to her. A girl name Ryo receives the tapes by accident. She is involved with a married man, but temptation leads her to track down the tapes sender because the sounds continue to echo in her head. Meanwhile, a recently divorced psychiatrist embarks on a soul searching journey and meets the sound technician. Will these three lonely souls eventually find the place that is closest to their hearts? Winner of the Special Jury Award at Tokyo IFF and winner of the Venice IFF renowned Critics Week Award, this hip youthful love story if both timeless as it's emotions are universal. It's about the search for love, and belonging. Adapted from Taiwan's most beloved poet Tagore: 'It takes the most distant course to come nearest to yourself. It takes the greatest climb to bring US to nature's finest beauty. We must knock on every other door to reach our own. To reach the innermost self in the end...'