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2017

Mawari kagura

KAGURA Troupe on the beat

廻り神楽

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

(c)VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.

Release Date
January, 20th, 2018
Running Time
94 min
Genre
Documentary
Color
Color
Screening Format
DCP,Blu-ray
Screening Format with Subtitles
English (Blu-ray)

[ Directed by ]

[ Produced by ]

[ Cast ]

[ Staff ]

[ Production Company ]

VISUAL FOLKLORE

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

VISUAL FOLKLORE

[ Story ]

The Kuromori Kagura which has continued to this day on the Sanriku coast of Iwate Prefecture is the focus of this documentary. It captures both the kagura troupe who for over 340 years have continued performing the ritual dance at home after home no matter how many times tidal waves have come, as well as the people living on the coast after the Great East Japan Earthquake.
The kagura troupe, who narrowly escaped the tidal wave after the Great East Japan Earthquake struck, travel to the coast just as they had before. As divine emissaries, they travel throughout Sanriku where the gods and spirits still live and breathe, and provide repose for the souls of the deceased and encouragement for the living. Fishermen along the coast look out to sea as they once again set sail.

[ Official Site ]

https://www.mawarikagura.com

[ Contact (International) ]

VISUAL FOLKLORE INC.
3F, OSK Catherina, 1-12-12 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0022
Rep: KITAMURA Minao
Attn: MIURA Yoko
tel: +81 3 3352 2291
fax: +81 3 3352 2293
E-mail: info@vfo.co.jp
http://www.vfo.co.jp

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