Video Essay. Artificial Truths For Real Happiness – Werner Herzog's "Family Romance, LLC"

A new video explores Werner Herzog's dramatization of the rent-a-family phenomenon in Japan.
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Werner Herzog's Family Romance, LLC is showing exclusively on MUBI in the many countries in the series Luminaries.
We have partnered with Tom van der Linden from the video essay channel Like Stories of Old to produce a new video exploring his take on Werner Herzog's beguiling Family Romance, LLC, which blends fiction storytelling with documentary-style visuals for a striking meditation on truth and artifice in the age of loneliness.

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