VIENNA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: OCTOBER 25 – NOVEMBER 8, 2018

AKAFUJI

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AKAFUJI

Kurosawa Akira
Japan/USA, 1990
Shortfilms, 8min, OmdU

AKAFUJI

Kurosawa Akira
Japan/USA, 1990
Shortfilms, 8min, OmdU

Screenplay: 
Kurosawa Akira
Camera: 
Saito Takao
Ueda Shoji
Editor: 
Minami Tome

Production: 
Kurosawa Productions, Warner Bros.
Format: 
35 mm
Color

In this episode of his 1990 film Dreams, the Japanese master filmmaker Kurosawa Akira warned of a national calamity and a nuclear disaster in his home country. Akafuji is a horrible portent of the multiple nuclear meltdowns at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in March 2011.

This film is part of the short film program Pushing the Boundaries.