Rhapsody in August

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Original title 八月の狂詩曲
Category Comedy, Drama
UK Release Date
Production year 1991
Production Country
Directors Akira Kurosawa
Cast Richard Gere, Sachiko Murase, Hisashi Igawa, Narumi Kayashima, Mitsunori Isaki, Toshie Negishi, Hidetaka Yoshioka, Tomoko Ôtakara, Chôichirô Kawarasaki, Mieko Suzuki, Shizuko Azuma, Noriko Honma, Saburô Kadowaki, Shigeo Katô, Setsuko Kawaguchi
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Synopsis

The story centres 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.