Set against the backdrop of an isolated society challenged by ageing communities and rural depopulation, Route 439 is the story of a dying Japanese village and its struggle for survival as the remaining 27 residents use peculiar methods of repopulation to save the village from fading into the landscape forever.
Producers: Julia Alcamo & Dan Hodgson
Director: Dan Hodgson
Assistant Producers: Hiromi Tanoue & Mariana Torii
Cinematography: Dan Hodgson
Sound: Rebeca Alvaro
Editors: Daniel Bird & Dan Hodgson