Like the Flow of a River (2016)

A young girl struggles to communicate with her grandmother.

Director:

Natalie Murao

Writer:

Natalie Murao

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Cast

Credited cast:
Erika Forest ... Young Girl
Heidi Murao Heidi Murao ... Obachan
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Storyline

Like the Flow of a River is a dramatic short film that focuses on a young girl's struggle to converse with her grandmother. The two generations of Japanese-Canadians are divided by a language barrier and are forced to communicate with each other after eating in a restaurant. The two characters connect by sharing a joke together, but their laughter eventually fades as they settle back into silence. The film explores the disconnect between generations, yet the bond that persists in family.

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

19 February 2016 (Canada) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 600 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color
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