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The Whispering Star
Archived: The Whispering Star - Hiso hiso boshi (2015)

director: Sion Sono

With: Kenji Endo, Yûto Ikeda, Megumi Kagurazaka, a.o.

duration: 100 minutes
On the Edge , Science Fiction

Spotlight Japan

'This stands out as an anomaly in Sono's work, the most tonally quiet and serene he's ever been. It's also a very personal film that references Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster, as much of it was filmed in the evacuated zones of Fukushima." (Film-Forward)


director: Sion Sono
producer: Sion Sono
screenplay: Sion Sono
Editor: Jun'ichi Itô
Cinematography: Hideo Yamamoto

production company: Sion Production

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


SION SONO (1961): Love Songs (1984, short), I Am Sono Sion! (1985, short), Love (1986, short), A Man's Flower Road (1986), Decisive Match! Girls Dorm Against Boys Dorm (1988), Bicycle Sighs (1990), The Room (1993), I Am Keiko (1997), Wind (1998, short), Dankon: The Man (1998), Depression (1999), Teachers of Sexual Play: Modelling Urns with the Female Body (2000), The Real Body (2000), 0cm4 (2001, short), Suicide Club (2001), Prom Night (2002), Father's Day (2003,… Show more

Technical Specs

format: DCP


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