I Want to Go Home

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I Want to Go Home

Directed by Wesley Leon Aroozoo

  • Singapore 2017; 60 min
  • Original version: Japanese
  • Genre: Documentary


On the 11th of March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami during the Great East Japan earthquake. Since that fateful day, he has been diving in the sea every week in search for her. Compelled and inspired to share his story, ‘I Want To Go Home’ is a journey from Singapore to Onagawa through the lens of the intrigued to meet him. Of unlikely friendships across borders and languages; to share a man’s loss, recovery and determination to reunite with his wife.



    Wesley Leon Aroozoo