Japan, 1939. On the Street of a Thousand Blossoms in Tokyo, two orphaned brothers are growing up with loving grandparents who inspire them to dream of a future firmly rooted in tradition. The older boy, Hiroshi, shows early signs of promise in sumo wrestling, while Kenji is fascinated by the art of creating exquisite masks for actors in the Noh theater. But as the ripples of war spread all the way to their quiet neighborhood, the brothers must put...
1 videodisc (105 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
The production of a play is frought with drama and romance in and of itself, from its writing and casting to rehearsals and staging. Onstage, the itinerary of a Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention is spectacularly disrupted by world-changing events while each attendee and their family members deal with their own interpersonal issues.
A love letter to journalists set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional 20th-century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in 'The French Dispatch.'