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Bright Future

Aimless and antisocial twentysomethings Mamoru (Tadanobu Asano) and Yuji (Joe Odagiri) share jobs at the same towel factory where they are irritated by a boss who is overly eager to befriend them. When Mamoru goes to extreme measures to deal with their problem and ends up in jail, he asks Yuji to look after his sole interest: a beautifully luminous jellyfish that is deadly upon contact. Making the most of his first time shooting on video, Kiyoshi Kurosawa finds new ways to imbue his signature sense of otherworldly dread in this enigmatic and haunting vision of disaffected youth at the end of their rope.