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War and Youth

Sensou to seishun

Directed by Tadashi Imai
Japan, 1991


Yuta Hanabusa runs an auto repair shop in a section of Tokyo beside the Sumida River. His daughter Yukari has an uncommon interest in what happened to her aunt, Sakiko, during World War II, but her father tends to avoid the topic. At last Yuta begins to unfold to his daughter what befell her aunt.

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War and Youth Directed by Tadashi Imai

Awards & Festivals

Montréal World Film Festival

1991 | Winner: Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1992 | 2 wins including: Newcomer of the Year

1992 | 6 nominations including: Best Actress

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