"He crapped himself while crawling up the stairs, then slid over in it, then picked it up and carried it back to his room."
Some were built as film sets, others constructed as propaganda. But all are people-free and serving some purpose that isn't about housing.
Sleeping on the street is socially acceptable in Japan, where nightly overtime is normal.
Short answer: sort of.
"How come know 1 has beat the livin piss out of you yet?"
"The producers basically just took a part of my life story, did whatever they wanted, and it was like: to hell with you."
According to the prize's organiser no one has come close to winning in 39 years.
It's now home to the largest queer community in regional Australia.
"My first memory is being in a dark place, with a reddish light and my head between my legs."