Surviving a chemical attack by a doomsday cult


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When Atsushi Sakahara boarded a crowded train on the Tokyo subway in 1995, he found himself in the middle of a targeted chemical attack. Years later he went looking for answers from a notorious doomsday cult, which led to an unlikely friendship. Atsushi has directed a documentary about his journey called Me and The Cult Leader. Presenter: Emily Webb Producer: Troy Holmes Picture: Atsushi Sakahara and Hiroshi Araki Credit: Nori Matsui 2020 Good People Inc.

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