Earlier this year, Japan’s Fuji-Q Highland amusement park advised coronavirus-conscious visitors to “scream inside your heart” while riding its roller coasters. The phrase could double up as a tagline for “All the Things We Never Said,” Yuya Ishii’s self-produced drama about the fraying relationships between three former high school friends.

The film’s protagonist, Atsuhisa (Taiga Nakano), certainly has things to scream about. His emotions are so bottled up, however, that he can’t even muster a response when he catches his wife, Natsumi (Yuko Oshima), in bed with another man. As the couple’s marriage collapses, their mutual friend, Takeda (Ryuya Wakaba), finds himself caught in the middle and powerless to avert the downward spiral.

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