okinawa essay films

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Nabbie no koi (1999)
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The film tells the story of a small community on a small island in Okinawa, Japan. Especially it focusses on the story of a grandma named Nabbie... (92 mins.)
Director: Yuji Nakae
 
2.
Hotel Hibiscus (2002)
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Hoteru haibisukasu depicts a summer at a small run down hotel in Okinawa through the eyes of Mieko, the youngest daughter of the hotels extraordinarily international family. (90 mins.)
Director: Yuji Nakae
 
3.
Untama giru (1989)
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(120 mins.)
Director: Go Takamine
 
4.
Sayonara Nippon! (1995)
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(104 mins.)
 
5.
Free and Easy 11 (2000)
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(112 mins.)
 
6.
Himeyuri no Tô (1982)
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Story follows a group of high school girls trained as nurses during World War II who witness the horrors of war first-hand on Okinawa. (142 mins.)
Director: Tadashi Imai
 
7.
Profound Desires of the Gods (1968)
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An engineer from Tokyo arrives on a drought-ridden tropical island to drill a well to power a nearby sugar mill. He meets the inbred Futori family, hated by the locals for breaking religious customs. (173 mins.)
Director: Shôhei Imamura
 
8.
A Sign Days (1989)
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(111 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Sai
 
9.
Beat (1998)
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In the 1960s Okinawa was us under American military occupation. Young Takeshi leads a passive go-with-the-flow existence... (101 mins.)
Director: Amon Miyamoto
 
10.
The Pig's Retribution (1999)
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A virginal boy travels with three hookers to a small island to collect his estranged father's washed up and sun-bleached bones. (118 mins.)
Director: Yôichi Sai