Released: 19 October 2013

Country: Japan 

Director: Junji Sakamoto

Producer: Yukiko Shii

Writers: Junji Sakamoto, Harutoshi Fukui

Lead Actors: Koichi Sato, Mirai Moriyama, Alisa Mizuki, Shingo Katori, Yoo Ji-Tae, Vincnet Gallo 


The climactic scenes of this Japanese feature film drama, directed by Junji Sakamoto, were set in the General Assembly Hall at UN Headquarters. A representative of a small fictitious island State moves delegates to deliver a standing ovation in response to a speech and photo images emphasizing the importance of compassion and humanity over profits. 

CCOI’s Role:

CCOI assisted with the on-location filming of the scenes and provided technical advice on the script. 

UN Locations:

General Assembly Hall 

Related UN Issues:  Sustainable Development Goals - #16 Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions and #17 Partnerships for Goals

News Coverage:

[Hollywood Reporter] The Human Trust: Vladivostok Review

[Japan Times] 'Jinrui Shikin (Human Trust)' - Japan's hidden WWII gold evokes little suspense