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Chichi to kuraseba (2004)

Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits ... See full summary »

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Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits Mitsué (Rié Miyama). He had somehow learned that she has fallen in love, and tries to convince her to start her new life. But Mitsué obstinately refuses his warm and humorous encouragements : « People were killed in my place. I do not have the right to find happiness », she says. Written by Anonymous

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Live after that bomb but not only
8 February 2007 | by (Italy, Rome) – See all my reviews

I've seen the movie yesterday night at Rome Japan Foundation. Smart and clever choice to illustrate the 2004'best Japanese movies. A delicate and magisterial way of showing the Hiroshima disaster survivals pain. Strongly poetic is the awakening of female protagonist' in love heart and her father' return to teach the way to go on. Touching actor performances, wabi shabi (japanese words to say something about the flow interior lights and comfort of the rooms) locations. The house to project future has no roof, you can see the sky through, it's the only building not collapsed after Hiroshima bombing. There are many books about Hiroshima Bombing and some of those are become movies. Some are explicit and some metaphorical (i think at Imamura Shoei and Alain Resnais)but this one is so theatrical to wish to read the work which is based on. Imperdibile !!


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