Tony nominee Bryony Lavery's adaptation of Haruki Murakami’s meditation on human longing.
A young woman named Sumire, who aspires to become a writer, disappears under mysterious circumstances. Her best friend, an elementary school teacher known only as "K," sets out on a quest to find her. As K delves into the enigmatic circumstances surrounding Sumire's vanishing, he encounters a parallel universe, where a surreal love triangle takes shape.
Through the medium of magical realism, 'Sputnik Sweetheart' explores themes of unrequited love, personal identity, and the blurred boundaries between reality and imagination.