2023 / Japon / Documentaire / 53′

Directed by Kaori Oda


A storyteller of peace serves as a guide in the “Gama” – natural caves where many local people lost their lives during the Battle of Okinawa. The woman in blue standing by his side represents the intersection of the present and the past.


Her first feature, Aragane (2015) had its World Premiere at Yamagata International Film Festival and received Special Mention. Her second feature, Toward A Common Tenderness (2017) a poetic film research, had its World Premiere at DOK Leipzig and her latest film, TS’ONOT/Cenote (2019) was premiered in Bright Future section at IFFR 2020.


Cinematographer  Yoshiko Takano

Sound  Hayato Nagasaki

Mix  Hayato Nagasaki

Production  Toyonaka Performing Arts Center / trixta : Ryohei Tsutsui