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Title Obon / directed by André Hörmann & Samo ; written by André Hörmann ; producers, André Hörmann, Christian Vizi, Günther Hörmann ; produced by Hörmann Film, Vizion
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2019
SND Films, 2018


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (15 minutes): .flv file, sound
Summary Features the words of Akiko Takakura, one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon, she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Her father is an authoritarian and traditional man. Akiko's childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. But the horrors of the atomic bomb and Japan's subsequent capitulation change everything. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima's ruins. Official Selection at the **Krakow Film Festival**
Notes Title from title frames
Originally released as a motion picture in 2018
This version produced by SND Films
Performer Voice actors: Emiri Suzuki, Yoko Fujita, Eiji Yano, Miho Ōhashi, Mashiro Nonoka
Notes In Japanese with English subtitles
Description based on resource, viewed November 13, 2020
Subject Takakura, Ayako, 1925- -- Drama
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi -- Drama
Atomic bomb victims
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Drama
Japan -- Hiroshima-shi
Genre/Form Feature films
Animated films
Biographical films
Fiction films
Short films
War films
War films.
Biographical films.
Animated films.
Short films.
Fiction films.
Feature films.
Films biographiques.
Courts métrages.
Films de fiction.
Form Streaming video
Author Hörmann, André, 1975- film director, film producer, screenwriter
Samo, Anna, film director
Vizi, Christian, film producer
Hörmann, Günther, 1940- film producer.
Takakura, Akiko, 1925- screenwriter
Suzuki, Emiri, voice actor
Fujita, Yoko, voice actor
Yano, Eiji, voice actor
Ōhashi, Miho, voice actor
Nonoka, Mashiro, voice actor
Hörmann Filmproduktion, production company
Vizion (Firm), production company
SND Films (Firm),
Kanopy (Firm)