United States, 2015


George, Akiko, Kaori, and Kazuo return to their former house in the summer of 1945, following the end of World War II and the closure of the Japanese American Internment camps. Arriving home, they find the house ransacked by vandals and in a state of disrepair. Emotions flair and each individual member of the family react differently to the homecoming. While rebuilding their home, the family is able to recover a “takarabako” – a chest of memorable items that had to be left behind before the evacuation, bringing the family closer together. As the day draws to a close, there is a glimmer of hope that the future holds better days.

Movie card

Direction Robin Takao D'Oench

Screenplay Robin Takao D'Oench

Cinematography  Mingjue Hu

Editing Dan Dimauro, Adrian Carey

Art Direction Andy Hengl

Music John Nye, Jack Gravina

Cast Toshi Toda, Vivian Umino, Mackenyu Maeda, Jordyn Kanaya

Production Robin Takao D'Oench

Location Stati Uniti

Language Inglese, Giapponese

Subtitle Inglese

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Projection date: Tuesday 29 June at 21:00 in Piazzale delle Armi

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