Not Alone

Not Alone

This is the story of the man who can't find a meaning to live. Mr.Makoto Akai is the chief character who moved to Toyosato Town, the neighboring town, from Ishinomaki City after the East Japan Great Earthquake Disaster. He lost his wife, and two children in the tsunami. So he lives alone and spends gloomily every day. He is thinking of committing suicide because he can`t forget his family. His daily routine is to listen to the recording message from his wife left. One day, he meets a young woman who is in trouble with her bicycle puncture in the street. He helps her with her bicycle to be repaired and lets her stay with him for 2 days. The communication with her brought him the positive way of thinking and gave him a new step of joining the activities in the community center. By showing this movie, We would like to tell the importance of understanding how lonely people living alone feel and how wonderful encounters bring them a bright hope.

Not Alone
  • Not Alone

    This is the story of the man who can't find a meaning to live. Mr.Makoto Akai is the chief character who moved to Toyosato Town, the neighboring town, from Ishinomaki City after the East Japan Great Earthquake Disaster. He lost his wife, and two children in the tsunami. So he lives alone and spen...