Caterpillar

By

Kôji Wakamatsu

With: Shinobu TERAJIMA, Shima OHNISHI, Ken YOSHIZAWA, Keigo KASUYA, Emi MASUDA, Sabu KAWAHARA, Maki ISHIKAWA, Go JIBIKI, ARATA, Katsuyuki SHINOHARA

During the Second Sino-Japanese War, in 1940, Lieutenant Kurokawa returns home as a honoured and decorated soldier… but deprived of his arms and legs lost in the battle in mainland China. All hopes, from the villagemen and women to close family members, turn to Shigeko, the Lieutenant’s wife: she must honour the Emperor and the country in setting an example for all by fulfilling her duty and taking care of the ‘god soldier’…

Festivals & Awards

Asia Pacific Screen Awards – Jury Grand Prize – 2011

Berlin International Film Festival – Best Actress – 2010

Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival – 2011

Original title: Kyatapirâ

Production: Skhole Co. - Wakamatsu Production

Nationality: Skhole Co. Wakamatsu Production

Year of production: 2010

Running time: 85'

Language: Japanese

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