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for no precise reason, Nozomi becomes sentient and decides to figure out what this "life" thing is. Putting on a Meido outfit, she ventures out of Hideo's flat and walks around in the city, learning her first words by repeating what people say and tentatively interacting with them.She finds a job as a sales attendant in a video store, and every evening, sneaks back to Hideo's place where she fakes her earlier non-sentience. As she meets more people, she realizes that all of them are symbolically as empty as she is physically.Air Doll (空気人形) is a movie directed by Hirozaku Kore-eda and based on the eponymous manga by Yoshiie Goda.Hideo, a socially awkward middle-aged man, has bought an inflatable sex doll for companionship whom he calls Nozomi. One day,
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