The Land of Hope (2012)
Movie: The Land of Hope
- Director: Shion Sono
- Stars: Akira Hamada, Denden, Isao Natsuyagi, Jun Murakami, Keisuke Horibe, Mitsuru Fukikoshi
- Release Date: October 20, 2012
- Run Time: 133 mins
- Genre: Drama
?? is a delicately-paced drama, centring on the lives of a rural farming family who are affected by a nearby environmental catastrophe, set a few years after the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster. Sion Sono intended to create a film that captured how a tragedy like this affects the everyday lives of people, and he does this with an air of haunting beauty.