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The Land of Hope

The Land of Hope

Original Title: KibĂ´ no kuni
Directors: Sion Sono
Japan / UK
Japanese with subtitles
133 min min
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Synopsis:
In the fictional Nagashima prefecture, a cataclysmic earthquake and the subsequent explosion of a nuclear power plant devastates the region. With the Fukushima disaster and the resulting permanent evacuations at the front of their minds, Yoichi, his wife Izumi, and his parents must make a difficult choice. Staying means that their lives may be in danger, but leaving means they could lose - possibly forever - the home that has been in their family for generations.

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