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2013

Matsuri no uma

The Horses of Fukushima

祭の馬

(c)The Horses of Fukushima connection

(c)The Horses of Fukushima connection

(c)The Horses of Fukushima connection

(c)The Horses of Fukushima connection

Release Date
December, 1st, 2013
Running Time
74 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,HD
Screen Size
HD (16:9)
Sound Processing
Stereo
Subtitle
English

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

3JoMa Film, Documentary Japan, TOFOO

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

TOFOO

[ Production Studio ]

3JoMa Film, Documentary Japan

[ Story ]

Documentary that coolly depicts the unhappy fate of horses who survived the tsunami and nuclear power accident in the aftermath of the Tohoku earthquake, set in Fukushima's Soma region, known for the "Soma Nomaoi" ritual, or wild horse chase. Official selection for the 14th Tokyo Film Ex competition.
Former racehorse Mirror's Quest was living out his post-retirement life in Fukushima Prefecture's Minami-soma, when he was injured by the tsunami, and abandoned in the off-limits zone after the nuclear power accident. The government orders the extermination of horses affected by the disaster, but the owner refuses.

[ Official Site ]

http://matsurinouma.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

TOKYO FILMeX 2013
DMZ KOREAN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2013
International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam 2013
Dubai International Film Festival Muhr AsiaAfrica Documentary Best Film 2013

[ Contact (International) ]

Morning Pictures
E-mail: fukushimahorse@gmail.com

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