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Idiosyncratic auteur [[Performer~P236813~Kiyoshi Kurosawa~kiyoshikurosawa]] directed this bizarre allegorical tale about a tree named Charisma. Goro Yabuike ([[Performer~P77827~Koji Yakusho~kojiyakusho]]) is a burned-out hostage negotiator called to rescue an MP from a gun-toting lunatic demanding that "rule of the world" be restored. In a moment of indecision, he fails to act; as a result, both the MP and the lunatic die, while Yabuike is sent on a forced vacation to an unnamed forest area. There he...more