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Inland Sea (2018)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 7 April 2018 (Japan)
Forsaken by the era of modernization of post-war Japan, Ushimado, a town so beloved by film director Shohei Imamura that he set two of his films there ("Black Rain", "Dr. Akagi"), is ... See full summary »

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Kazuhiro Sôda
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Kiyoko Kashiwagi Kiyoko Kashiwagi ... Herself
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Forsaken by the era of modernization of post-war Japan, Ushimado, a town so beloved by film director Shohei Imamura that he set two of his films there ("Black Rain", "Dr. Akagi"), is rapidly aging and declining. Its rich, ancient culture and the tight-knit community are also on the verge of disappearing. Portrayed in black and white photography, this latest observational documentary by Kazuhiro Soda ("Campaign", "Mental", "Oyster Factory") poetically depicts the twilight days of a village and its people by the dreamlike Inland Sea.

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Live, and Die. Die, and Live.

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Japan | USA

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Japanese

Release Date:

7 April 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Minatomachi See more »

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Laboratory X See more »
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Black and White | Color (last reel)
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A vital cinematic voice
2 April 2019 | by digs5446See all my reviews

So good. Beautiful, film-like, digital noise serving visually as fine grain overlaying black and white photography of this small and amazing place and the people who call it home.


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