Fukushima: Memories of the Lost Landscape (Soma kanka: dai ichi bu - ubawareta tochi no kioku)
- 109 min
- Directed by: Yojyu Matsubayashi
- Language: Japanese
An empathetic and often beautiful documentary about those living in the aftermath of Japan’s 2011 tsunami from Tokyo-based filmmaker Yojyu Matsubayashi. Intimate and memorable, Matsubayashi captures the resilience and adaptability of the human spirit.
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Fukushima: Memories of the Lost Landscape22 Jun 2012
Empathetic and beautiful documentary about those living in the aftermath of Japan’s 2011 tsunami
Opening with terrifying footage recorded in the filmmaker’s own flat during the 2011 Japanese tsunami, this thoughtful, softly empathetic film then tours the damaged lands around the Fukushima nuclear plant. Along the way it documents stoicism…
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