A Seaside Weekly Tabloid

A Seaside Weekly TabloidProfile

  • Movie: A Seaside Weekly Tabloid
  • Romaji: Umibe no Shukan Taishu
  • Japanese: 海辺の週刊大衆
  • Director: Yu Ota
  • Writer: Makoto Ueda
  • Producer: Nobuyuki Sawai, Kosuke Tainaka, Tatsuya Mukai
  • Cinematographer: Tojiro Kurita
  • Release Date: April 14, 2018
  • Runtime: 82 min.
  • Distributor: Katsu-do
  • Language: Japanese
  • Country: Japan


A man finds himself on the seashore of a deserted island. He finds a copy of the tabloid weekly “Shukan Taishu” next to him. He decides to wait for help while reading the “Shukan Taishu.” While reading the tabloid weekly, his mind wanders into delusions. It so happens, that man’s greatest skill is the power of his delusions. As time passes, help does not arrive. His mind drifts into his past where he was always waiting.



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