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Umi o kakeru

The Man From the Sea


(c)2018 "The Man from the Sea" film partners

(c)2018 "The Man from the Sea" film partners

(c)2018 "The Man from the Sea" film partners

(c)2018 "The Man from the Sea" film partners

Release Date
May, 26th, 2018
Running Time
107 min
Drama , Science Fiction/Fantasy , Feature
Screening Format
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (DCP)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

"The Man from the Sea" film partners

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

Tokyo Theatres

[ Production Studio ]


[ Story ]

Drama addressing the themes of humanity and nature through Indonesia's beautiful ocean and the friendships among youths whose origins transcend nationality and religion. Japan, France and Indonesia co-production. Directed by Fukada Koji, who won the Un Certain Regard Jury Prize with Harmonium at the 69th Cannes Film Festival.
A mysterious man (Dean Fujioka) is found collapsed along the seaside at Banda Aceh. Takako (Tsuruta Mayu) and her son Takashi (Taiga), who are working on disaster recovery projects, decide to call this unidentified man "Laut" and take him in.

[ Official Site ]

[ Film Festivals, Awards ]

2018 Busan International Film Festival
2018 Kaohsiung Film Festival

[ Contact (International) ]

Nikkatsu Corporation
International Sales

3-28-12 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033
Attn: KAWAI Emico, FURUKAWA Mami, KATO Taku
tel: +81 3 5689 1014
fax: +81 3 5689 1044