Rent a Family, Inc: Inside Japan’s Fake Family Industry (LinkAsia: 9/13/13)

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Published on Sep 17, 2013

Meet Ryuchi Ichinokawa. If you’re Japanese, you might have already. His business employs professional stand-ins to act as fake relatives, fiancees, friends, and bosses. Danish filmmaker Kaspar Schroder’s new film chronicles this strange service. LinkAsia spoke with Schroder about the film.

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