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Eternally Younger Than Those Idiots
Yoshino Ryohei
Japan. 2021. 118 min

The story begins in ordinary days of Horigai, a 22-year-old virgin who is about to graduate and got a job as a social worker. She is spending boring days between her school and apartment with her college graduation coming soon. She meets Inogi at the same college, a girl who has tragic childhood, but somehow they get along in a little weird way. When Horigai’s friend Homine dies, she starts to find out violent and pitiful things around Homine that Horigai couldn’t see when he was alive.


Born in Kanagawa Prefecture in 1982, Yoshino began making independent films while studying at Hosei University. After graduation, he enrolled at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image, where he majored in cinematography and lighting technology. He has won several awards for his short and medium-length films to date. He currently works as a lighting engineer for music videos, radio program director, and in a wide range of other fields.