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Village of Dreams

Eno nakano bokuno mura

Directed by Yôichi Higashi
Japan, 1996


Tells of the childhood of two nine-year-old twins in a rural village in Japan after World War 2. Includes the boys relationships with their schoolteacher mother, civil servant father, elderly landlord, a rough new boy at the school, and three mysterious spirits in the form of old women.

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Village of Dreams Directed by Yôichi Higashi

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1996 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Single Achievement (Silver Berlin Bear)

!f Istanbul International Independent Film Festival

1997 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

Ghent Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Grand Prix

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