Iwao Hakamata: Rituals of Deliverance

“A restrained and poignant vérité portrait of innermost fantasy’s manifestation from extreme containment.”

– F3 Film Magazine

Iwao Hakamata: Rituals of Deliverance

After 45 years, Iwao Hakamata was delivered from a death sentence upon a reexamination of evidence. However, due to physical and emotional torture, he now suffers mental illness. His daily rituals continue to revolve around illusions he developed while incarcerated.

Director Profile

Noah Matsuki Halbur

Director Bio :

Noah Matsuki Halbur is a student in the liberal arts course at Meiji Gakuin University, Yokohama, Japan. Born in the United States, he has lived in Japan since 2011.