About the film
Rhapsody in August
Release Date: May 25, 1991
|Slogan||:||«Tears. Laughter. Innocence. It was a summer of remembering.»|
|Production Companies||:||Kurosawa Production Co., Shochiku Co., Ltd.|
|Writers||:||Akira Kurosawa, Ishirō Honda, Kiyoko Murata|
The story centers on an elderly hibakusha, who lost her husband in the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, caring for her four grandchildren over the summer. She learns of a long-lost brother, Suzujiro, living in Hawaii who wants her to visit him before he dies.