Extras give life to the surroundings of a film but are seldom given credit for their efforts. Their reward is the magical feeling upon seeing themselves on the big screen for a couple of seconds. Extro honours the hidden heroes who show up on the film set, regardless of harsh weather conditions or hard-to-please actors. However, the film isn’t what it appears to be at first sight.
Japanese director Naoki Murahashi delivers a witty, strange and heart-warming film debut which strikes a blow for the mockumentary genre.