Accessibility Links

Plan 75

18m Short, Sci-Fi, Drama 2018

Set in the not-so-distant future where Japan’s increasing elderly populations have become detrimental to the country’s growth, this dystopian short film imagines a government initiative in which retired seniors—and other citizens deemed unproductive—are efficiently and systematically eliminated on a volunteer basis. Filmed as part of the omnibus feature film Ten Years Japan (2018), director Chie Hayakawa’s powerful work of speculative fiction offers pointed political commentary and a chilling vision of the potential future of so-called developed nations wherein the value of human lives is measured by the bottom line.

“Quietly powerful.” —Screen Daily

Streaming in the U.S. from February 5-25 as part of 21st Century Japan: Films from 2001-2020

Let us know what you think of the film!


Chie Hayakawa


In Japanese with English subtitles



You may also like

2h 7m Drama, Sci-Fi 2013
Air Doll
2h 5m Drama, Romance 2009
The Miracles of the Namiya General Store
2h 9m Drama, Family 2017

Download the app to view your purchased content!