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Sea of Revival
Institute of Contemporary Arts
October 2022
Sea of Revival (Nagi machi), dir. Kazuya Shiraishi, Japan 2019, 124 min., Japanese with English subtitles, Cert. 15


Sea of Revival tells the story of a working-class family trying to get by despite each of their personal demons. 

Ikou (Shingo Katori) is a 40-year-old punter who moves to his partner Ayumi’s (Naomi Nishida) coastal hometown with her reticent teenage daughter Minami; a relocation triggered by Ayumi’s father’s ailing health. Just when it seems like the family has gone through enough, a tragedy befalls one of them, and Ikou’s guilt turns his gambling addiction into a never-ending purgatory. 

Also starring Lily Franky (Shoplifters) as the ever-obliging family friend Onodera.
 
08:30 pm
Tue, 04 Feb 2020
Cinema 1
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