On a beautiful island in Seto Inner Sea, Seichi and Minko make their living by transporting rocks to construction sites by boat. They cherish the deepest affection for this piece of land ... See full summary »
Bored with school, 15-year-old Daisuke Kawashima embarks on a pilgrimage to visit the 7,000-year-old cedar tree on distant Yakushima Island. Through his journey, Daisuke meets a number of ... See full summary »
I first saw that film at the Montreal Film Festival. It chronicles the beginning of film-making in Japan with wit and intelligence. Much of the film is spent with the main actress and her career. Reminds me a bit of another Japanese film called "The actress", but with a faster pace and a lighter tone. A real pleasure.
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