Himizu (2011)

Set after the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami, all 14-year-old Sumida Yuichi wants to become is a regular boy and live a decent life. His environment though repeatedly drags him into the mud. He runs his parent's rental boat business, which is located next to a nondescript lake. His mother frequently comes home with different men and soon she leaves him entirely. His father only comes around looking for money. Chazawa Keiko is a classmate of Sumida Yuichi. She harbors a severe crush on Yuichi. Keiko's home life isn't much better than Yuichi's. Her mother builds a gallows with a noose in place for Keiko to take her own life. Her mother believes her life would be better off without Keiko. Under these circumstances, Keiko pays a visit to Yuichi's home. A group of people are lingering nearby who live in makeshift tents on the property. Keiko tries to befriend Yuichi, but she is berated and even physically assaulted. She doesn't get deterred though and sticks around.

  • Sion Sono
  • Minoru Furuya
  • Sion Sono
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Views: 3
  • Release Date: 2011-09-06
  • Language: 日本語
  • Country: JP
  • Runtime: 129

Taro Suwa


Jun Murakami


Keisuke Horibe

Keiko's Father

Shota Sometani

Yuichi Sumida

Fumi Nikaido

Keiko Chazawa

Tetsu Watanabe

Shozo Yoruno

Setchin Kawaya


Mitsuru Fukikoshi

Keita Tamura

Megumi Kagurazaka

Keiko Tamura

Ken Mitsuishi

Sumida's Father

Makiko Watanabe

Sumida's Mother

Asuka Kurosawa

Keiko's Mother



Anne Suzuki


Motoki Fukami

Saburou Mutsuda

Chika Uchida

Pregnant Woman
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