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FILMS 2015

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a The 64th Berlin International Film Festival : Offical selection
a 2014 Honkon International Film Festival: Nominated SIGNIS Award Nao Kubota

Lingering effects of 3/11 disasters strain family ties.

The feature directorial debut of Kubota Nao, a television documentary veteran with a career spanning over twenty-five years. Set in Fukushima after the Great East Japan Earthquake, it tells a story of family members who rediscover their connections to one another. An official selection of the 2014 Berlin International Film Festival.

In post-nuclear accident Fukushima, Jiro (Matsuyama Kenichi) returns to his hometown for the first time in twenty years and begins tending to fields at his family's farm, located within the radiation caution zone. Meanwhile, his mother Tomiko (Tanaka Yuko), older half-brother Soichi (Uchino Seiyo) and sister-in-law Misa (Ando Sakura) live together in a temporary housing unit.

Screen Date Tuesday 17 November 18:30
Venue University of Auckland, Owen G Glenn Building 260-098
Director Nao Kubota
Cast Kenichi Matsuyama, Seiyo Uchino, Yuko Tanaka, Sakura Ando
Website Official Website
Homeland ( AKA: Ieji) (IMDb)
Japanese with English Subtitles
2014 | 118 min | Drama
Suitable for Mature Audiences 16 Years and over.

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