World soundtrack awards
Archived: Sayônara (2015)

director: Kôji Fukada

With: Bryerly Long, Hirofumi Arai, Geminoid F, Nijiro Murakami, Irène Jacob, a.o.

duration: 112 minutes
Drama, Litarature

Spotlight Japan

"'Sayônara's themes, from the perils of nuclear disaster, an ageing population, the status of refugees, the place of foreigners in Japan, the use of robots in the care of the sick, to Japan's possible decline on the world stage make for a heady and brave mix of issues." (Fernando Gros)

See also 'Harmonium' by Kôji Fukada


director: Kôji Fukada
producer: Kôji Fukada
screenplay: Kôji Fukada based on the stage play Oriza Hirata
Cinematography: Akiko Ashizawa

production company: Team Okuyama

More info

dialogue: Japanese, English, French
subtitles: Eng subt.
Country: Japan - France
year: 2015

Official site


KÔJI FUKADA: Human Comedy in Tokyo (2008), Hospitalité (2010), Inabe (2013, short), Hotori no sakuko (2013), Sayônara (2015), Harmonium (2016).

Technical Specs

sound: Stereo 5.1
format: DCP
frame: 1:1,85
FPS: 24

Other festival films by director Kôji Fukada

2019:A Girl Missing


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