Lanterns on Blue Waters (1983)

Nami no bon (original title)
An elderly Japanese American (Ryu Chishu) recalls his emigration to Hawaii and life during World War II.

Director:

Akio Jissôji

Writer:

Sô Kuramoto
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shirô Itô ... Sakutaro Yamanami's brother
Haruko Katô Haruko Katô ... Misa Yamanami
Kiichi Nakai ... Sakutaro Yamanami
Chishû Ryû ... Kosaku Yamanami
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The story of a Japanese man who as a 16-year-old went to Maui to work in the sugar cane fields in order to support his family back in Japan. Now 89 and still living in Hawaii he is visited by his granddaughter who brings him a letter from his disinherited and recently dead son. This brings back memories of his life with his wife and family following the attack on Pearl Harbor, in particular of his son who had gone off to join the war for the Americans. Written by Perception_de_Ambiguity

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese | English

Release Date:

15 November 1983 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Lantern Festival of the Waves See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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