Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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Glow of the Firefly

by Heinosuke GOSHO

At the time when supporters of the ruling Tokugawas are warring with the troops of the emperor, Otose, the strong-minded owner of an inn, is in conflict with ber overly demanding mother-in-law and her unfaithful husband. Ryoma Sakamoto, one of the emperor’s leaders, is being chased by the shogun police and happens to take refuge at Otose’s inn. Oryo, Otose’s adopted daughter, skillfully manages to cover for the escape of Ryoma, who falls in love with the young girl. Shortly after that, the family learns that Ryoma Sakamoto has been killed.

  • Titre français
    La Lueur des lucioles
  • Original title
  • Titre international
    Glow of the Firefly
  • Scénario
    Toshio Yasumi d'après un roman de Sakunosuke Oda
  • Photo
    Yoshio Miyajima
  • Musique
    Yasushi Akutagawa
  • Interprétation
    Chikage Awasnima, Junzaburo Ban, Ayako Wakao, Sadako Sawamura
  • Production
  • Support de projection
    35 mm

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