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Himizu (2011)

09/06/2011 (IT) CrimeDrama 2h 9m
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Set after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, all 14-year-old Sumida Yuichi wants to become is a regular boy and live a decent life. His environment though repeatedly drags him into the mud. He runs his parent's rental boat business, which is located next to a nondescript lake. His mother frequently comes home with different men and soon she leaves him entirely. His father only comes around looking for money. Chazawa Keiko is a classmate of Sumida Yuichi. She harbors a severe crush on Yuichi. Keiko's home life isn't much better than Yuichi's. Her mother builds a gallows with a noose in place for Keiko to take her own life. Her mother believes her life would be better off without Keiko.

Under these circumstances, Keiko pays a visit to Yuichi's home. A group of people are lingering nearby who live in makeshift tents on the property. Keiko tries to befriend Yuichi, but she is berated and even physically assaulted. She doesn't get deterred though and sticks around.

  1. Sion Sono

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Minoru Furuya

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Shota Sometani

    Shota Sometani

    Yuichi Sumida

  2. Fumi Nikaido

    Fumi Nikaido

    Keiko Chazawa

  3. Tetsu Watanabe

    Tetsu Watanabe

    Shozo Yoruno

  4. Taro Suwa

    Taro Suwa

    Maa-kun

  5. Setchin Kawaya

    Setchin Kawaya

    Kenkichi

  6. Mitsuru Fukikoshi

    Mitsuru Fukikoshi

    Keita Tamura

  7. Megumi Kagurazaka

    Megumi Kagurazaka

    Keiko Tamura

  8. Ken Mitsuishi

    Ken Mitsuishi

    Sumida's Father

  9. Makiko Watanabe

    Makiko Watanabe

    Sumida's Mother

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Himizu
Himizu

Original Title ヒミズ

Status Released

Original Language Japanese

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