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(Maborosi no Hikari)

by Hirokazu KORE-EDA


In 1995, at a time when independent Japanese cinema was burgeoning, Kore-eda’s first feature film placed him in the line of Ozu. Maborosi recounts the mourning for a loved one, made all the more impossible as there was no explanation for the man’s disappearance. Yumiko, already haunted by a loss during her childhood, remarries, moves away and time passes, but it takes only a detail, for her to face the fact that a lost love is forever unbearable. The obstinate and composed fixity of the shots, the omnipresence of lines and frames within the frame, everything hems in her long dark silhouette in a film that is constantly on the edge of extinction (light, sound) but which nonetheless casts a distant and gentle light on a broken heart. AR

  • Titre français
  • Original title
    Maborosi no Hikari
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    YYoshihisa OGITA, d'après une œuvre de Teru Miyamoto
  • Photo
    Masao NAKABORI
  • Montage
    Tomoyo OSHIMA
  • Musique
    CHEN Ming-chang
  • Interprétation
    Makiko ESUMI, Takashi NAITO, Tadanobu ASANO, Midori KIUCHI, Akira EMOTO
  • Production
    Naoe Gozu, TV Man Union Inc.
  • Distribution
    Tamasa :
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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