Tag Archives: Fumi Nikaidô

Kôji Fukada – Hotori no Sakuko AKA Au revoir l’été (2013)

Quote:
Sakuko is an 18 year old student, who travels with her aunt to Mikie from Tokyo to a seaside town where they plan to housesit for the summer. Mikie is working on an academic project and Sakuko is preparing for her university entrance exams.

But the summer days move slowly and Sakuko soon makes a friend, Takashi, a simple young lad who was sent to the town as a refugee from Fukushima and the Great East Japan Earthquake. Takashi has dropped out of school and works at love-motel managed by Ukichi, a old friend of Mikie. Read More »

Isao Yukisada – Ribâzu ejji AKA River’s Edge (2018)

Synopsis:
Haruna is a high school student whose, school-mates, school and life is topsy turvy and often tragic. One of her classmates is the homosexual Ichiro. The boy is often bullied, derided and beaten. He has the scars to show for it. Haruna stands by Ichiro‘s side and comes to know Ichiro‘s secret. Then they discover a corpse by a river beside the tall grass. Read More »