Nobuhiko Obayashi: Casting Blossoms to the Sky

Nobuhiko Obayashi: Casting Blossoms to the Sky

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The first film from Nobuhiko Obayashi's Anti-War Trilogy

Casting Blossoms to the Skyこの空の花 長岡花火物語 (2011)
Endo Reiko is a journalist visiting Nagaoka to comment on the aftermath of the earthquake in Tohoku. From local residents, Endo learns about the city's fireworks traditions, and how the region was destroyed during the war.

Director: Nobuhiko Obayashi
Cast: Yasuko Matsuyuki, Reiko Endo, Masahiro Takashima, Kenichi Katayama
Genre: War Drama
Language: Japanese (with English subtitles - press CC button to turn on subtitles)
Year: 2012
Runtime 159 minutes

Nobuhiko Obayashi: Casting Blossoms to the Sky

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