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The Face of Jizo

The Face of Jizo

Based on a play by Hisashi Inoue, it focuses on the sufferings of the survivors of Hiroshima. The film takes place during 4 days in the summer of 1948, as the ghost of her father visits Mitsué (Rié Miyama). He had somehow learned that she has fallen in love, and tries to convince her to start her new life. But Mitsué obstinately refuses his warm and humorous encouragements : « People were killed in my place. I do not have the right to find happiness », she says.

Genre: Drama

Actor: Rie Miyazawa, Yoshio Harada, Tadanobu Asano

Director: Kazuo Kuroki

Country: Japan

Duration: 99 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2004

IMDb: 72

Keywords: hiroshima japan, minimal cast, father daughter relationship, atomic bomb, based on play
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