92 min



Directing: Thorsten Trimpop


Furusato reveals the drama of an unusual relationship between a landscape and its inhabitants. For generations exuberant nature – the mesmerizingly green forest and steel-blue ocean – has been interwoven in the lives of its people. Here, the earth is sacred, and ghosts are present everywhere: in the rain, in the trees and inside the animals. For those who have decided to stay, the rural scene surrounding the crippled Fukushima Daiishi nuclear power plant is home – their Furusato, the first landscape they experience as children and the last one they will see before they die. By depicting a monumental landscape painting of this wounded nature, the film creates a deep understanding of this very Japanese idea of home. Respectfully the film approaches its characters, their tasks in life, ...
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