(Original title: オレンジ・ランプ / Orange Lamp)
100 min / Release in Japan: June 30, 2023
Koichi (39), a promising car dealer, starts missing appointments with clients. After being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, he is frustrated with excessive care by others which makes him more miserable and struggles with himself for not being able to do the little things on his own. Even welfare system can’t support him because his age is too young. However, Koichi learns that having Alzheimer’s disease does not mean “a life is over” when he meets a patient like him but continues sales job and keeps trying new things. The story is based on real experiences of a person who is still living an ordinary life nine years after being diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer disease.