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Obon

BLOCK C

THEME: To Be Young

FRIDAY, MARCH 29, 2019  |  3 - 5 PM
WINTHROP UNIVERSITY | DINA'S PLACE at the DiGIORGIO CAMPUS CENTER | map it

Animation | 2018 | 15 min.
Official Selection
Suggested Rating | PG
Country | Germany
Language | Japanese
Producer | André Hörmann
Director | André Hörmann
[2018 Palm Springs International Shortfest  |  Palms Springs United States  |  58th Krakow Film Festival  |  Krakow Short Film Competition]
 
Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.  |  more info
 
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