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Maborosi no hıkari

Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda
Japan, 1995


When her husband commits suicide for no apparent reason, a woman becomes deeply troubled by guilt. After spending years in solitude and then remarrying, she begins to find happiness again—but when she returns to her hometown, a flood of old memories haunts her.

Maborosi Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1995 | 2 wins including: Best Director

1995 | Honorable Mention: OCIC Award

Vancouver International Film Festival

1995 | 2 wins including: Award for Young Cinema

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