Guarding the Road of Life: Ueno Toshio, Traffic Guard
84-year-old Ueno Toshio has been a traffic guard for 25 years. With his trusty flags in hand, he directs cars and pedestrians safely, with deft precision and a human touch. Despite his assertion that he works because he needs the money, our cameras capture a dedication fueled by something more. Slowly, he opens up about the trials and tribulations of his past, and reflects on his late wife. What drives and fulfills him?