A young emigrant living in Tokyo becomes the prime suspect in a crime, when her friend involved in a tumultuous love triangle disappears without a trace. Lucy Fly is a Swedish emigrant living in Japan as a translator and still struggling to feel fully at home. Its reluctant nature hides old scars, while the people around it continue to die, accidentally or otherwise. However, everything changes when the young girl gets into an intense relationship with Teiji, a charming local photographer and at the same time with problems. Lucy’s imperturbable exterior and the harmony of their couple begin to be destroyed when a naive newcomer, Lily Bridges, becomes entangled in their lives and ends up missing, possibly killed. An intense psychological thriller, Earthquake Bird (2019) explores cultural fascination, belonging and obsession.