‘Distance’ hits the red carpet

Japanese pic screens in competition

“Distance,” a look at four relatives trying to come to terms with the deaths of their loved ones (all members of a terrorist religious cult), premiered today at the 54th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

Inspired by the real-life mass homicide committed by the Aum Sect in Japan six years ago, the film was directed by Kore-Eda Hirokazu and is in competition at the festival.

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