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Festival in Media
Section: Horizons
Country: Japan /France
Year: 2017

 

Vers La Lumiere (Radiance)

color/101 minutes

Director: Naomi Kawase. Screenplay: Naomi Kawase. Cinematographer: Arata Dodo. Editing: Tina Baz. Music: Ibrahim Maalouf. Cast: Masatoshi Nagase, Ayame Misaki, Tatsuya Fuji, Kazuko Shirakawa, Misuzu Kanno, Mantarô Koichi.

Misako is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori, an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. Misako soon discovers Nakamori's photographs who will strangely bring her back to her past. Together, they will learn to see the radiant world that was invisible to her eyes.

Production:
A Kino Films, Comme des Cinémas
World Sales:
Mk2 Films

Naomi Kawase

Naomi Kawase was born on May 30, 1969 in Nara, Japan. She is a director and writer, known for Sweet Bean (2015), Still the Water (2014) and The Mourning Forest (2007).

 

 

 

 

 

Filmography:

2017 Radiance
2015 Sweet Bean
2014 Still the Water
2012 Chiri (Documentary)
2011 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero
2011 Hanezu
2008 Nanayo
2007 The Mourning Forest
2003 Shara
2001 Sky, Wind, Fire, Water, Earth (Documentary)
2000 Firefly
1997 Suzaku