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2013

Chugoku nihon watashi no kuni

China to Japan -Japanese Woman with Chinese Mother Tongue

中国・日本 わたしの国

(c)2013 PAL Entertainments Production

(c)2013 PAL Entertainments Production

(c)2013 PAL Entertainments Production

(c)2013 PAL Entertainments Production

Release Date
June, 21st, 2014
Running Time
108 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray,DVD)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

PAL Entertainments Production

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

PAL Entertainments Production

[ Story ]

Directorial debut by Chitose Chihiro, who studied with director Hara Kazuo and served as assistant director to directors Shinohara Tetsuo and Kuroki Kazuo. Calls for improving Japan-China relations through intimately depicting the turbulent life of a woman working as a taxi driver who comes from the second generation of Japanese left in China after the war.
Yamada Shizuka has lived for 22 years in Japan, the homeland of her mother, who was left behind in China after World War II. She's gotten divorced in China and Japan, and has raised 4 children by different fathers. Suffering from kidney problems, she decides to visit her mother's grave and returns home to China with her children.

[ Official Site ]

http://china-japan-mycountry.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2013 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

PAL Entertainments Production
2-2-6 Komagata, Taito-ku, Tokyo 111-0043, Japan
Rep: SUZUKI Wataru
Attn: YAMADA Chie
tel: +81-3-3847-3141
fax: +81-3-3847-3142
E-mail: pal@pal-ep.com
http://www.pal-ep.com

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