OBON

a film by Andre Hörmann, Samo

OBON

Germany 2017 | 15:00 min

Synopsis
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. Her father is an authoritarian and traditional man. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. But the horrors of the atomic bomb and Japan’s subsequent capitulation change everything. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.
Festivals/Awards
Seal of Approval ‘highly recommended’
Cast and Crew
  • Director Andre Hörmann, Samo
Original Languages

Japanese

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