The Day the Sun Fell

The Day the Sun Fell (2015)

Tracing the past of her deceased grandfather who worked as a young doctor in the Red Cross hospital of HirSwiss-Japanese filmmaker Aya Domenig, the granddaughter of a doctor on duty during the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima, approaches the experience of her deceased grandfather by tracing the lives of a doctor and of former nurses who once shared the same experience. While gathering the memories and present views of these last survivors, the nuclear disaster in Fukushima strikes and history seems to repeat itself.oshima after the atomic bomb was dropped over the city, the filmmaker encounters doctors and nurses who went through similar experiences to his at the time. Right up until his death in 1991, her grandfather was never able to speak about his experiences, but the formidable stories and openness of her protagonists bring her closer to his past.

  • Aya Domenig
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  • Release Date: 2015-08-09
  • Language: Deutsch | 日本語
  • Country: FI, JP, CH
  • Runtime: 79

Shinzo Abe

Himself, prime minister of Japan

Shuntaro Hida

Himself, former Imperial Japanese Army doctor
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