HOTARU

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HOTARU

Naomi Kawase
Japan/Frankreich, 2000
Fiction, 164min, OmeU

HOTARU

Naomi Kawase
Japan/Frankreich, 2000
Fiction, 164min, OmeU

Cast: 
Yuko Nakamura
Ayako
Toshiya Nagasawa
Daiji
Miyako Yamaguchi
Toshiyuki Kitami
Ken Mitsuishi
Screenplay: 
Naomi Kawase
Sound: 
Eiji Kimura
Camera: 
Masami Imamoto
Editor: 
Naomi Kawese
Composer: 
Naomi Kawase
Naomi Matsuoka
Decoration: 
Kyoko Heya

Production: 
Suncent CinemaWorks 6/F, 1-12-9 Hiratsuka, Shinagawa-ku Tokyo 142-0051, Japan T 3 5749 2501 info@suncent.co.jp
World Sales: 
Wild Bunch 47 rue Dumont d'Urville 75016 Paris, Frankreich T 1 71 76 10 00 F 1 71 76 10 10
Format: 
35 mm
Color
35 mm/1:1.66/Farbe

Daiji, a potter, and Ayako, a strip-tease dancer, both live in Nara. They fall for each other but at a very difficult time for both of them. Daiji has recently lost his father, Ayako suffers from a relationship gone wrong and from the thought of an abortion. She decides to return to her home village and to live with her grandmother whom she has not seen for years. But she does not manage to live in peace, as she expected to. Her only hope remains to be able to start a new life with Daiji.