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Organ

(あの日のオルガン)

 

 
Synopsis:

Directed and written by Emiko Hiramatsu, whose 2014 film The Little House garnered a Silver Bear from the Berlin International Film Festival, Organ tells the remarkable true story of Japanese kindergarten teachers who evacuate their pupils in order to escape the air raids on Tokyo in 1944. The film stars the prolific television and film actress Erika Toda (Code Blue, The Emperor in August) and actress and singer Sakurako Ohara (Lady Maiko, The Liar and His Lover).

 

It is late in World War II and everyone in Tokyo has to take cover in air-raid shelters whenever the sirens sound out. At the Togoshi Nursery School, the teachers wish to find a safer place for their pupils and desperately attempt to persuade parents, who are divided between those afraid to let go of their youngsters and those who want to keep them safe from the bombing, to allow the children to evacuated from the city. Eventually there is agreement and the teachers and their young charges find refuge in temple in Saitama. But what awaits them are difficulties never faced before...

 

 

 

 
Cast:

Erika Toda, Sakurako Ohara 

Director: Emiko Hiramatsu
Duration (min) :

120 min (tbc), Th/Ed

Version: Theatrical, Edited
Grade: PG-13
Genre:

Drama

Language:

Japanese

Subtitles:

English/ Chinese & English

 

Territory:

Origin:

Year:

Worldwide except Japan

Japan

2019