(Original title: 大いなる不在/ Ooinaru Fuzai)
152 min / Release in Japan: 2024
Distanced from his father Yohji for twenty years, Takashi is brought back home by a jarring police call–Yohji has disconnected from reality due to dementia, and his second wife Naomi is missing. Asked where she is, the old man replies that she committed suicide. While trying to find out about the stepmother, Takashi traces the past of Yohji he has never been able to accept.