Obon

Obon

film-roll Germany / Color / 15' / 2018

Akiko Takakura is one of the last survivors of the atomic bomb explosion of Hiroshima. During Obon she receives the spirits of her parents and is haunted by memories. Akiko’s childhood consists of constant rejections and beatings. Finally Akiko experiences fatherly love in the midst of Hiroshima’s ruins.

2 Dec - 18:00 / Cine Cinema
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Andre Hoermann

Anna Samo

Andre Hoermann studied Direction at Filmuniversity, Babelsberg and graduated of Professionals Program in Screenwriting at UCLA. His documentaries have been shown and awarded at many prestigious international festivals such as Sundance, Berlinale and SXSW. He works as a director, producer and writer in LA and Berlin.

Anna Samo studied Art-direction of animated films at VGIK (Film University, Moscow) and animation at HFF“Konrad Wolf” in Potsdam, Germany. Her films were shown at acclaimed film festivals around the world such as Berlinale, Annecy, Stuttgart, Hiroshima, Sundance, etc.

Director
Andre Hoermann
Anna Samo
Screenplay
Andre Hoermann
Music
Daniel Regenberg
Sound Design
Christoph de la Chevalerie
Film Cast
Emir Suzuki
Yoko Fujita
Eiji Yano Miho Ohasho
Masahiro Nonaka
Producer
Christian Vizi
Andre Hoermann
Günther Hörmann
Language
Japanese
Filmography
Die Töchter des Karakorum (2018)
Seanna–Allein in Hollywood (2017)
Ari und das Totenfest (2017)
Die Berliner Nouvelle Vague (2016)
Tsering–Nur der Himmel ist höher (2016)
Cieras Song (2016)
Gaurav und die Drachen (2015)
Crowley–Jeder Cowboy braucht sein Pferd (2015)
Mo–Ich kann Fliegen (2014)
Andrew-Mit Pauken und Trompeten (2014)
Sharuk sucht das Glück (2013)
Bhavini-Ich will nur tanzen (2013)
Father's Prayer (2010)
Abenteuer Linienbus–Über das Dach der Welt (2009)
Bollywood Boy (2009)
wandlitz.tokyo (2008)
atemlos (2006)
Calcutta Calling (2006)
Drei Leben (2005)
Die Luxuskabine (2003)
Das Manifest (2003)
Umbruch (2002)
Viva Los Angeles! (2002)
Little Plastic Figure (2012)
White no white (2010)
Hokus-Pokus (2009)
Hello Antenna (2008)
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