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2011

Tonaru hito

Never let me go

隣(とな)る人

Release Date
May, 12th, 2012
Running Time
85 min
Genre
Drama , Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
Blu-ray
Screen Size
Standard (1:1.37)
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

ASIAPRESS INTERNATIONAL

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

ASIAPRESS INTERNATIONAL

[ Story ]

Invited film to the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival. Documentary by freelance journalist Tachikawa Kazuya that captures everyday scenes in a rural foster home over an eightyear period.
Children of Light is a foster home with the slogan of "living together with children". Children who for various reasons cannot live with their parents share a communal life. Caretaker Mariko is in charge of Mutsumi and Marina. One day, Mutsumi's mother visits the foster home with the wish to live with her child again.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.tonaru-hito.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2011 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, New Docs Japan
2012 The Bunka-Cho Film Awards, Documentary Grand Prize

[ Contact (International) ]

nondelaico
2-28-27, Kamiochiai, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 161-0034
Rep: OSAWA Kazuo
tel: +81-90-9304-3275
E-mail: nondelaico777@yahoo.co.jp

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