Voices In The Wind 『風の電話』

  • Drama, 2020
  • 2h 19m

This film is eligible for the Kobayashi Audience Choice Award. After viewing please rate this film here.

Based on the actual pilgrimage spot called the “wind phone”, a disconnected telephone booth in Iwate Prefecture where mourners go to speak with people they’ve lost. Haru lost her family to the 2011 tsunami disaster and has been raised by her aunt in Hiroshima. Compelled by the weight of her sorrow she hitchhikes back to her old home and along the way encounters people who have endured tribulations of their own. At the end of her journey awaits the “wind phone.” Emotionally raw and filmed in a semi-documentary style, it is a “gentle yet epic road movie with a haunting finale that was simultaneously devastating and uplifting.

第70回ベルリン国際映画祭国際審査員特別賞受賞作品。今は亡き大切な人と思いを繋ぐ電話として、岩手県大槌町に実在する電話ボックス「風の電話」。東日本大震災で家族を失い、広島の叔母と暮らす17歳の少女ハル。叔母が突然倒れたことをきっかけに、故郷の大槌町を目指しヒッチハイクを始める。道中、様々な人と出会いながら、ハルは家族と「もう一度、話したい」との想いを胸に故郷にある<風の電話>へと歩みを進める。

監督:諏訪敦彦 『M/OTHER』『不完全な二人』

出演:モトーラ世理奈、西島秀俊、西田敏行、三浦友和

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Viewing restricted to Canada only.

Director

Nobuhiro Suwa

Language

Japanese with English subtitles

Subtitles

English

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