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Casting Blossoms to the Sky

Nobihiko Obayashi's Anti-War Trilogy

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  • Seven Weeks

    2014 • Japan • Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

    Weaving the life of a 92-year-old doctor into the history of a small Hokkaido city, “Seven Weeks” addresses Japan’s wartime responsibility, its present nuclear crisis and the heartaches of youth and love.

  • Hanagatami

    2017 • Japan • Directed by Nobuhiko Ôbayashi

    In the spring of 1941, sixteen-year-old Toshihiko leaves Amsterdam to attend school in Karatsu, a small town on the western coast of Japan. Immersed in the seaside’s nature and culture, Toshihiko soon befriends the town’s other extraordinary adolescen...