Official Selection

Obon

Germany 2018
Duration: 15:00
Directed by: André Hörmann, Samo (Anna Bergmann)
Screenplay: André Hörmann
Animation: Samo (Anna Bergmann)
Music: Daniel Regenberg
Production/School: HÖRMANN FILMPRODUKTION and VIZION in coproduction with TIGER UNTERWEGS FILMPRODUKTION
Dialogue language: Japanese
Subtitles language: English

Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.


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