Yunagi City Sakura Country
|Friday, October 28|
7th Annual Japan Foundation Film Series: Young Starlets of Japanese Cinemas
Presented by the Center for Asian Pacific Studies, the Institute of Cinema and Culture, UI International Programs and the Japan Foundation
Nanami Ishikawa (Lena Tanaka) travels to Hiroshima to investigate her father’s frequent trips there. As she explores the city, she finds out about a woman named Minami (Kumiko Aso), an atomic bomb survivor whose pursuit of love in the mid-1950s would have a profound impact on Nanami’s own life decades later.
Directed by Sasabe Kiyoshi
Starring Rena Tanaka, Kumiko Aso and Hisashi Yoshizawa
Japanese w/English subtitles
118 min, 35 mm
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