Still the Water

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Still the Water (Futatsume No Mado)

Directed by Naomi Kawase

  • France, Japan 2013; 120 min
  • Original version: Japanese
  • Genre: Drama
    • Best Feature Award – Pacific Meridian IFF

  • Cannes IFF - Competition
    Toronto IFF - World Cinema

Synopsis

On the subtropical Japanese island of Amami, traditions about nature remain eternal. During the full-moon night of traditional dances in August, 14-year-old Kaito discovers a dead body floating in the sea. His girlfriend Kyoko will attempt to help him understand this mysterious discovery. Together, Kaito and Kyoko will learn to become adults by experiencing the interwoven cycles of life, death and love.

Production

  • KUMIE INC.

     

  • COMME DES CINEMAS

     

  • ARTE FRANCE CINEMA

     

  • EDDIE SAETA SA

     

  • WOWOW INC.

     

International Sales

  • MK2 FILMS

    Juliette Schrameck