Mika works as a nurse by day; by night she entertains covetous men at a girls’ bar. Shinji is blind in one eye and ekes out a living as a construction worker. Young and grown-up at the same time, they both lead a lonely existence.
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The Tokyo Night Sky Is Always the Densest Shade of BlueDirected byYûya Ishii
intersticed with flights of fancy and choreographed by poetry, this film struggles in its translation from verse to cinema but nevertheless succeeds aesthetically. it comes up quietly, taps you on the shoulder, doesn't quite meet your eyes but asks you to dance.