At the Cannes Film Festival in France, one of the world's three major film festivals, the film "PLAN 75" directed by Chie Hayakawa, set in Japan in the near future with a declining birthrate and an aging population, received a special award from the judges of the New Director Award. received.

On the 28th of the final day of the Cannes Film Festival, each award was announced, and the Japanese director Chie Hayakawa's work "PLAN 75" received a special award from the judges who chose the new director award.

"PLAN 75" is a work set in Japan in the near future, with the declining birthrate and aging population, and the introduction of a system that allows people over the age of 75 to choose between life and death.

Chieko Baisho, who is known for her "Otoko wa Tsuraiyo" series, plays a 78-year-old woman who was dismissed before her husband and also at her place of employment and is worried about whether to use her system. Ask the meaning of her life.

The work was nominated for the "Un Certain Regard" category, which is a collection of novel works, and after the official screening on the 20th of this month, the audience gave a big applause.

One of the audience said, "I worked on a difficult theme and thought I had the courage. It was a wonderful movie," and was highly evaluated by film journalists around the world.

The best actor award is Song Kang-Ho, directed by Koreeda.

In addition, the Best Actor Award was won by Song Kang-Ho, who starred in the movie "Baby Broker" produced in South Korea by Japanese director Hirokazu Koreeda, and the Palme d'Or of the highest award was Ruben Östlund of Sweden. The director's "Triangle of Sudness" was awarded.