Hitachi city, Ibaraki prefecture, east central Japan, the present day. Shiori and her husband Sasho Kenji work together in a small metal-pressing factory run by Kimura and are planning to have a family. Following the March 2011 earthquake, the city, on Japan's east coast, is still coping with the economic and psychological fall-out.
Creditsdirector: Atsushi Funahashi
composer: Jan Duszynski
producer: Shozo Ichiyama
screenplay: Atsushi Funahashi & Shigeru Murakoshi
Editor: Atsushi Funahashi
Cinematography: Kôichi Furuya
sound: Shinya Takada
production company: Office Kitano
More infosubtitles: Eng subt.
ATSUSHI FUNAHASHI (1963): Echoes (2002), Big River (2005), New York Streets (2006, TV series documentary), Deep in the Valley (2009), Nuclear Nation (2012, documentary), Cold Bloom (2012)
Technical Specssound: Dolby Digital SRD