Japanese Film Series 2019 – »Heimatdorf« (»Hometown«)
| Carl-Amery-Saal/Carl Amery Hall
Free admission (free tickets can be obtained at München Ticket)
Japan 1983, 106 minutes; director: KÔYAMA Seijirô; screenplay: KÔYAMA Seijirô
In German language
Deep in the mountains of Japan, a dam is to be built, forcing the inhabitants of a small village to resettle. One of them is 78-year-old Denzô. He befriends the young Sentarô, who learned that Denzô was a fishing expert. After the unequal couple befriends each other, Denzô suffers a heart attack and dies …
Director Kôyama Seijirô had great success in 1987 with the film »Hachikô Monogatari« about the faithful dog Hachikô.
In cooperation with the Munich City Library (Deutsch-Japanische Gesellschaft in Bayern e. V., Munich)