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Nagasaki: Memories of my Son
Archived: Nagasaki: Memories of my Son - Haha to kuraseba (2015)

director: Yôji Yamada

composer: Ryuichi Sakamoto
With: Sayuri Yoshinaga, Kazunari Ninomiya, Haru Kuroki, a.o.

Archived
duration: 130 minutes
Drama, Fantasy

Spotlight Japan

Nobuko (Sayuri Yoshinaga) works in Nagasaki, Japan as a midwife. Her son died 3 years earlier from the atomic bomb. On August 9, 1948, her son appears in front of her again. Since that time, Koji (Kazunari Ninomiya) appears in front of her and they reminiscence about pleasant times. These happy, but bizarre moments seem eternal.

"A heartbreakingly beautiful study of war, love and family. Featuring a haunting score by Ryuichi Sakamoto." (Toronto Japanese Film Festival)

See also 'What a Wonderful Family!' by Yôji Yamada

Credits

director: Yôji Yamada
composer: Ryuichi Sakamoto
producer: Nozomi Enoki
screenplay: Yôji Yamada, Emiko Hiramatsu
Editor: Iwao Ishii
Cinematography: Masashi Chikamori

production company: Asahi Broadcasting Corporation

More info

dialogue: Japanese
subtitles: Eng subt.
country: Japan
year: 2015

Official site

Filmography

YÔJI YAMADA: Nikai no tanin (1961), Shitamachi no taiyô (1963), Baka marudashi (1964), Baka ga tanku de yatte kuru (1964), Iikagen baka (1964), Kiri no hata (1965), Un ga yokerya (1966), Ai no Sanka (1967), Kigeki: Ippatsu shôbu (1967), Ippatsu daiboken (1968), Fukeba tobuyona otokodaga (1968), Kigeki ippatsu dai hisshou (1969), Tora-San's Cherished Mother (1969), Am I Trying (1969), Where Spring Comes Late (1970), Tora-san's Runaway (1970), Tora-san's Shattered Romance (1971), Tora-san's Love Call (1971),… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP

Other festival films by director Yôji Yamada

2016:What a Wonderful Family!
1989:Hope and Pain

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