About the film
Release Date: April 26, 2005
Having witnessed all his students died for conflicts among warlords and handicapped during a battle, a painter leaves his troop behind, settles down at a small utopia-like village and becomes a kite maker. This is early 1930's. He marries a local girl who never speaks. A young music student comes and takes the girl's heart away. Suddenly, Japan's war machine rolls into the quite village and everything beautiful is doomed.