International Studies Film Festival: The Land of Hope

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
4:00 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
John L. Grove Hall GRH101
Event Type
Academics Speakers & Programs
Dr. Skaff
International Studies Program

The first-ever drama about the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan and caused the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant. In wake of the disaster, two families face the threat of nuclear crisis and imminent eviction from their homes.

"A passionate, often touching, at times poetic drama of great psychological realism"--The Hollywood Reporter

Director: Sion Sono
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Runtime: 134 minutes
Release: 2012

Sponsored by the Geography/Earth Science and Sociology/Anthropology departments and International Studies Program

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