A Gentle Rain Falls for Fukushima
トテチータ・チキチータ (Totechita Chikichita)
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Focus on Post 3.11 Cinema
North American Premiere
Preceded by a screening of We Are All Radioactive
A middle-aged man (Kosuke Toyohara) who owns an architectural firm falls into debt. He runs away from his creditors and lands in a place called Fukushima. There he meets a young girl named Rin (Jurina) who claims he is her son. This leads to interesting connections that are made through Rin, as he meets and befriends several other people, forming relationships well beyond the usual range of age and family.
Japan. 2012. 90 min., 35mm, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Atsushi Kokatsu. With Jurina, Kosuke Toyohara, Chieko Matsubara, Shono Hayama.
Part of JAPAN CUTS 2012
$12/$9 Japan Society members, seniors and students
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