‘We all die alone” is a thought voiced by the famous (Hunter S. Thompson and Orson Welles among them), but it seems to state the obvious. We also all have toothaches alone, do we not?
In Koji Fukada’s “Sayonara” a terminally ill young woman (Bryerly Long) inhabits a blighted land with a humanoid robot as her only live-in companion. Meanwhile, the entire population is heading for the exits. Alone she becomes indeed, with nothing obvious about her situation at all.