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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]

[Festival Records]

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"

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