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386 Ratings

The Mourning Forest

Mogari no mori

Directed by Naomi Kawase
Japan, 2007


A caregiver at a small retirement home takes one of her patients for drive to the country, but the two wind up stranded in a forest where they embark on an exhausting and enlightening two-day journey.

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The Mourning Forest Directed by Naomi Kawase

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Grand Prize of the Jury

International Film Festival Rotterdam


BFI London Film Festival


Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Netpac Award

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