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Still The Water
Archived: Still The Water - Futatsume no mado (2014)

director: Naomi Kawase

composer: Hashiken
With: Miyuki Matsuda, Jun Murakami, Nijirô Murakami, Hideo Sakaki, Tetta Sugimoto, Fujiro Tokita, Makiko Watanabe, Jun Yoshinaga, a.o.

duration: 118 minutes
Romance, Family

Official Selection - In Competition
Film Fest Gent - Still The Water

Nominated at Cannes Film Festival, the story follows two teenagers who discover a body in the water on a Japanese island and try to figure out the mystery of the death of the man. "'Still The Water' is a spectacle for the senses, which, if there is any justice, will be remembered as one of the greater films of the competition", Indiewire's review for Cannes.


director: Naomi Kawase
composer: Hashiken
producer: Rémi Burah
screenplay: Naomi Kawase
Editor: Tina Baz
Cinematography: Yutaka Yamazaki
sound: Roman Dymny

production company: Kumie Inc.

More info

dialogue: Japanese
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
Country: Japan - Spain - France - Ireland
year: 2014


NAOMI KAWASE (1969): Ni tsutsumarete (1992), Katatsumori (1994), Ten, mitake (1995), Hi wa katabuki (1996), Somaudo monogatari (1997), Moe no suzaku (1997), Manguekyo (1999), Hotaru (2000), Kya ka ra ba a (2001), Tsuioku no dansu (2003), Sharasôju (2003), Shadow (2004), Tarachime (2006), Mogari no mori (2007), Nanayomachi (2008), In Between Days (2009), Eo-ddeon bang-moon (2009), Genpin (2010), Hanezu no tsuki (2011), 3.11 Sense of Home (2011), 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011), Chiri (2012), Futatsume no mado (2014)

Technical Specs

format: DCP

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