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2014

Hiko to Vega

Hiko and Vega

彦とベガ

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

(c)2014 / Mio Taniguchi

Release Date
July, 16th, 2016
Running Time
64 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

New Cinema Workshop, kolmio film

[ Story ]

Drama about a wife with dementia and the husband who looks after her. Feature-length debut about the reality of dementia from director Taniguchi Mio, who also works as a caregiver.
Hiko Asao (Kawazu Yusuke) and Koto (Hara Chisako) are an elderly couple living in an old farmhouse in a mountain valley. Koto has dementia and believes that she is a 16-year-old girl. The young helper who visits the Hiko household is bewildered by Koto's symptoms, but she gradually she develops a fondness for Koto and they become close. Asao sees what is happening and has conflicting emotions.

[ Official Site ]

http://hiko-vega.com

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2015 Aichi International Women's Film Festival, Film Competition, Feature Film Section Golden Owl Award (Grand Prize)

[ Contact (International) ]

kolmio film
Rep: TANIGUCHI Mio
Attn: TANIGUCHI Mio
E-mail: hikovegamovie@gmail.com