amanogawa - the one I've longed
Director: Shun CONEY
Cast: Momoko FUKUCHI / Takayuki YANAGI / Tomoko IKUTA / Kumi MIZUNO
Genre: Romance / Coming of Age / Disabled
Theatrical Release in Japan: March 2019
[2019 / Color / HD / Stereo / 103 min. / Japanese with English subtitles]
Nominee: Madrid International Film Festival 2019 Best Set Design, Best Costume and Best Make-up Award
Official Selection: Long Beach International Film Festival 2019
Official Selection: California Independent Film Festival 2019
Winner: Japan Film Festival Los Angeles 2019 - Best Screenplay Award
Shiori is a High School girl, born in Tokyo, is also not good at arguing herself. Her mother, Satomi is a researcher of artificial intelligence and has little time to spend with Shiori. Yet, Satomi, an education-obsessed mother, forces Shiori to study to get a job in the future. Since Shiori gets tired of this and also lost a friend, she stops going to school. And, she has chance to visit a southern island to see her beloved grandma, who taught Shiori playing Japanese drum.
At the island, she finds a robot which is remotely controlled by a young man who became paralyzed by a traffic accident. Communicating with the robot, Shiori finds her way to live again.
©︎2019 A Feature Film "Amanogawa"