Rhapsody in August Movie Review 1991

Information and Film Reviews for Rhapsody in August the Movie

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Talky family drama has four children spending the summer with their grandmother Kane in Nagasaki. They become obsessed with the memorials and bomb sites commemorating the dropping of the atomic bomb in 1945 and their grandmother's experiences. Then Kane's Eurasian nephew (Gere) comes for a visit, inciting more family discussions. Adapted from the novel "Nabe-no-Naka" by Kiyoko Murata. Minor Kurosawa; in Japanese with English subtitles.


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Available on VHS
Running time 98 minutes.
Originally from Japanese.

Cast and Crew

Family Ties, Growing Older, Meltdown
Akira Kurosawa
Sachiko Murase, Narumi Kayashima, Hisashi Igawa, Richard Gere
Takao Saito, Masaharu Ueda
Akira Kurosawa
Shinichiro Ikebe

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