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Kasamayaki (Made in Kasama)

Shaken by the tsunami disasters, a daughter returns to Japan to reconnect with her estranged parents

Overview

Genre
Personal Doc, Human Interest, and Arts
Synopsis

Shaken by the tsunami and nuclear disasters, a grown daughter returns to her rural Japanese artist community to reconnect with her estranged parents and hometown. Meditative moments at the pottery wheel punctuated by tense family conversations, sudden earthquakes and radiation level readings, “Kasamayaki” exposes the fragility of life and the imperfect nature of human relationships.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
in post-production
Running time
93 minutes

Credits

  • Jesse Peterson ... Composer
  • Yuki Kokubo ... Director, Producer, Cinematographer & Editor

Production Details

Country
United States
Years of Production
2010-11
Locations
Kasama, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

Distribution Details

Release year
2014
Language
Japanese
Subtitles
English

Photos

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