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River of Fireflies
River of Fireflies

RIVER OF FIREFLIES

Hotaru-gawa

Directed by Eizô Sugawa
Japan, 1987
Drama, Family

Synopsis

During the winter in Toyama in 1962, Tatsuo Mizushima is fretting about his feelings for his classmate Eiko Tsujisawa while agonizing about his upcoming high school examinations. However, his family’s situation does not allow Tatsuo to continue his worrying about such things for very much longer.

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Synopsis

During the winter in Toyama in 1962, Tatsuo Mizushima is fretting about his feelings for his classmate Eiko Tsujisawa while agonizing about his upcoming high school examinations. However, his family’s situation does not allow Tatsuo to continue his worrying about such things for very much longer.