Following three Indigenous students, Scenes from the Glittering World is a meditation on adolescence, trauma, and the power of connecting with an isolated Navajo homeland.
When a troubled young man rejects school, jobs, and family, his desperate mother decides to take one last chance to save him.
Jean-Pierre Limosin is a French film director and screenwriter. He has directed seven films since 1983. His film Tokyo Eyes was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1998 Cannes Film Festival.
Meet the Japanese Mafia’s latest son: a 20 year old named Naoki, part of a surging, decade-long wave of juvenile delinquency in Japan. As Naoki rejects school, conventional employment, and family, his desperate mother decides to take one last-ditch effort to save him — by handing him over to the Mafia for one year and letting him choose his own path.