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2015

Sakura no ki no shita

Under the cherry tree

桜の樹の下

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Release Date
April, 2nd, 2016
Running Time
91 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP, Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

JyaJya Films, Daifuku

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

JyaJya Films

[ Story ]

A documentary set in the municipal apartment complex of Kawasaki City which has become host to elderly people living alone and depicts their indomitable existence in the face of loneliness. Director Tanaka Kei makes her commercial film debut with this film which was invited to the 2015 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival.
79-year-old Sekiguchi Kotoji moved into the apartments upon her second marriage, but after the loss of her husband, lives with pet bird Ta-chan. She meddles in the affairs of her friend, Iwasaki Bibari, whose apartment has become crammed with refuse.

[ Official Site ]

http://www.sakuranokinoshita.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2015 Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, Perspectives Japan
2016 Nippon Connection, Nippon Visions, Audience Award, Section received a special mention
2016 GINMAKU New Films from Japan
2016 Seoul Independent Documentary Festival
2016 Camera Japan Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Daifuku
2-23-19 Sugebanba, Tama-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 214-0004
Rep: TANAKA Kei
Attn: TANAKA Kei
E-mail: daifukufilm@gmail.com

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