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    Unique ID Code: 0000157838
    Added by: Jitendar Canth
    Added on: 18/8/2013 16:31
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    The Land of Hope

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    What's life after a disaster?
    Certificate: 12
    Running Time: 134 mins
    Retail Price: £19.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Sion Sono, the controversial director of LOVE EXPOSURE, HIMIZU and COLD FISH takes on the difficult subject of the recent Fukushima nuclear power plant explosion in typical Sono style. In a typical Japanese village, Yoichi Ono lives with his wife, Izumi and his parents. The Ono family live a frugal, but happy life as dairy farmers living in the peaceful village. One day the worst earthquake in history strikes causing a nearby nuclear power station to explode. Their neighbours, who live within the range of the nuclear power station, are forcibly ordered to evacuate by the government. But the Ono family have only half of their garden designated as within range. They then have to make a hard decision whether to take refuge or not.

    The film,which is examining a highly relevant subject, describes the mental anguish of the family. A family that is forced to separate by an extremely unfortunate event beyond their control. The past, the present, and the future of the two couples from different generations rises to the surface.

    Special Features:
    70-minute Making Of

    Video Tracks:
    1.85:1 widescreen 1080p

    Audio Tracks:
    DTS-HD MA 5.1 Surround Japanese

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    Directed By:
    Shion Sono

    Written By:

    Isao Natsuyagi
    Naoko Ohtani
    Jun Murakami
    Megumi Kagurazaka
    Hikari Kajiwara
    Yutaka Shimizu
    Motoki Fukami
    Mitsuru Fukikoshi

    Casting By:
    Mai Sugiyama

    Director of Photography:
    Shigenori Miki

    Jun'ichi Itô

    Mizue Kunizane
    Yuji Sadai
    Yûko Shiomaki

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