Home from the Sea (film)
Home from the Sea (故郷, Furusato) is a 1972 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada and co-written by Yamada and Akira Miyazaki. Set on a small island in the Seto Inland Sea, the film follows the struggles of Seichi and Minko, a couple making a living by transporting rocks by boat and dumping them at construction sites. The film addresses their precarious livelihood and vanishing way of life.
|Home from the Sea|
|Directed by||Yoji Yamada|
|Screenplay by||Yoji Yamada |
|Starring||Hisashi Igawa |
- Alexander Jacoby (10 February 2013). A Critical Handbook of Japanese Film Directors: From the Silent Era to the Present Day. Stone Bridge Press. pp. 2011–. ISBN 978-1-61172-531-5.
Home From The Sea (Kokyô, 1972) was a drama about life in the island communities of the Inland Sea; Yamada focused with subtle poignancy on the problems of poverty, depopulation, and unemployment.Cite has empty unknown parameter:
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