Desperate for work, Cheng Liang illegally moves to Japan and assumes a false identity, in order to get a job at a soba restaurant. Working with the soba master, he begins to fear that his identity will be disclosed at any moment.
DIRECTED BY KEI CHIKAURA
JAPAN, CHINA, FRANCE | 2018 | JAPANESE, MANDARIN W/ ENGLISH SUBTITLES | 116 MINUTES
Chen Liang (Lu Yulai), a young Chinese immigrant illegally living in Japan, buys a fake ID and cell phone on the black market. When he receives a call about a job, he blindly accepts the offer. Chen, now assuming the identity of Liu Wei, ends up working as an apprentice in a family-run soba resta...