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Jun 8, 2022

Director Chie Hayakawa sat down with HFPA journalist Yong Chavez to discuss her feature film debut, Plan 75, which soon after their conversation would go on to receive the Camera D’or Special Mention prize. They go into her writing, directing, and cinematography, what inspired her to do the film, how its premise of free euthanization for Japan's elderly population functions as an allegory for what she sees as a growing authoritarian atmosphere in Japanese society, and much more.