An emotionally charged story in which Japanese fortune-tellers talk about themselves as if they were their own customers, exposing the true nature of the profession and shedding light on their complex and fascinating lives.

The film follows 3 distinct fortune-tellers who share their dreams and fears as if their were their own customers.

Adam Buczek

Director

Creator, photographer and writer. Born in Poland, worked in UK and now lives in Japan.
Graduated from two universities. University of Zielona Gora In Poland, where he graduated with a masters in Social and Cultural Animation with Film and Photography, and University of Arts London, Central Saint Martins where he became MA in Applied Imagination.
For last 15 years he has been working in creative industry in London leading creativity in advertising and technology.
As a photographer and artists, exhibited his own works in many major art institutions around the globe.

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Chazz


researcher of all things related to fortune-telling of the ancient east and west. Teacher who raised many fortune-tellers.

Akio Morinobu


owner of Akademeia, one of the top fortune telling schools in Japan.

Vinte e Cinco


street fortune teller, works from dusk till dawn in Kabukicho, one of the most notorious neighbourhoods of Tokyo.

Yaya


young tarot storyteller, works at a big fortune telling company.



A-ma


artists fortune teller, using dice and tarot cards she creates universes that hold the key to one’s fortune. She runs a blog.

Miho


spiritual counsellor who can see through the feelings of others.



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