Paper Dream- dir. Koichi Izuhara

Original Film Title: オーバードクター

English Film Title: Paper Dream

Directors Name: Koichi Izuhara

Writers Name: 

Producers: Naoya Ootani

Country of Origin: Japan

Country of Filming: Japan

Language: Japanese

Runtime: 1 hour 47 seconds

Film Description: “Dreams can be a reason to live or a reason to die.”

The film depicts the harsh reality of part-time lecturers who are unable to find tenured posts to continue their research, tackling contemporary issues of the Japanese academic system such as the repayment of student loans, discriminatory low wages and mental exhaustion.

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