'Zero': Practicing kindness in life and in love

Film / Reviews Apr 23, 2020

'Zero': Practicing kindness in life and in love

by Mark Schilling

In Japan, people with mental illnesses have long been stigmatized, marginalized and isolated from broader society. In 2009, documentary filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda released “Mental,” a film about Masatomo Yamamoto, an elderly psychiatrist in Okayama Prefecture who respected his patients as individuals and built close ...