JMAF Murata Program

02/10/2019

Okinamai / Forest This Flower Bloom

MOVIE DETAILS Title: Okinamai / Forest This Flower BloomCountry: Japan 2014-2015Duration 11:05Synopsis: 1st episode in a series themed after The Great East Japan Earthquake – “Travel through Memories about Life & Death.” An amnesiac wolf traces his past and escapes from hunters who are after him. Okina appears as a narrator who speaks of the […]

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02/10/2019

Family Deck vol. 1/2/3/5/6

MOVIE DETAILS Title: Family Deck vol. 1/2/3/5/6Country: Japan 2007Duration 21:56Synopsis: The Takadas run a barber shop in east Tokyo. This family of four includes the parents, a boy in elementary school, and a girl in junior high. As the Seven Lucky Gods (or kami, meaning both “hair” and “gods”) living in the shop play tricks on […]

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02/10/2019

A Branch of a Pine Is Tied up

MOVIE DETAILS Title: A Branch of a Pine Is Tied upCountry: Japan 2017Duration 16:32Synopsis: 3rd episode in a series themed after The Great East Japan Earthquake – “Travel through Memories about Life & Death.” Twins are separated by a tsunami. A snow globe connects the present and past. While traversing between these two periods, one […]

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