Yoake no subete

All the Long Nights
Misa Fujisawa suffers from premenstrual syndrome; that’s what makes her lose it, against her nature, even when around her superiors. She changes her job and surroundings and five years later is working at Kurita Optics, who produce astronomic sets, packaging individual parts and buying her sweets for colleagues. Takatoshi Yamazoe sits next to her and is also much younger than the rest of the staff, becoming the object of her gentle manner and care – a strange, silent guy, plagued by panic attacks. Based on Maiko Seo’s novel of the same name and carried by the sounds of DJ Hi’Spec and the gestures and voices of the two fantastic leading actors, Shô Miyake’s cinematic universe has people find each other before finding themselves. Attempting to survive in a world full of pressure and stress, capital and tradition, they look for assistance from doctors, self-help groups and even the sick mother. From this realism of today, Miyake crafts a fairy tale scene by scene that could not be more enchanting. Between toy planetariums and long nights of starry skies, a pure poetry of kindness emerges. Two people who get closer without falling in love, so close that they do each other good.
by Shô Miyake
with Hokuto Matsumura, Mone Kamishiraishi, Kiyohiko Shibukawa, Ryo, Ken Mitsuishi
Japan 2024 Japanese, Subtitles: English 119' Colour International premiere


  • Hokuto Matsumura
  • Mone Kamishiraishi
  • Kiyohiko Shibukawa
  • Ryo
  • Ken Mitsuishi


DirectorShô Miyake
ScreenplayKiyoto Wada, Shô Miyake
CinematographyYuta Tsukinaga
EditingKeiko Okawa
Sound DesignAkihiko Okase
SoundTakamitsu Kawai
Production DesignYukihisa Satosu
CostumesNami Shinozuka
Make-UpShihomi Mochizuki
ProducersRyuta Inoue, Asako Nishikawa, Masayoshi Johnai
Executive ProducersSatoshi Kono, Shinichiro Mutaguchi, Hiroshi Takezawa, Hiroko Nakamura, Keisuke Tsushima, Shunsuke Koga, Keiji Okumura, Yohe Koyama, Ichiro Shinohara, Atsuo Ikeda, Masahiro Miyata
Co-ProductionHoripro, Tokio
The Fool, Tokio

Produced by

Bandai Namco Filmworks

Tokio, Japan

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World Sales

Bandai Namco Filmworks

Tokio, Japan

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Shô Miyake

Shô Miyake was born in 1984, in Hokkaido. He graduated from Hitotsubashi University’s Faculty of Sociology, and completed the elementary course in fiction at the Film School of Tokyo. His film Small, Slow But Steady (2022) was officially entered in the Encounters section of the 72nd Berlinale. At the 77th Mainichi Film Awards it won the Japanese Film Grand Prize, the Best Director Award and five other prizes.


2008 Spy no shita (Tongue of Spy) 2010 Yakutatazu (Good for Nothing) 2012 Playback 2014 The Cockpit; documentary 2017 Misshi to bannin 2018 Kimi no tori wa utaeru (And Your Bird Can Sing) 2019 Wairudo tsuâ (Wild Tour) 2020 Ju-on: Origins; series, 6 episodes 2022 Keiko, me wo sumasete (Small, Slow But Steady) 2024 Yoake no subete (All the Long Nights)

Bio- & filmography as of Berlinale 2024


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