Original title: Hikari
Director: Naomi Kawase
Screenplay: Naomi Kawase
Director of Photography: Arata Dodo
Editor: Tina Baz
Music: Ibrahim Maalouf
Country: France, Japan
Year of production: 2017
Length (min): 101
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Czech, English
Sales: MK2
Section: Asijský pohled

Radiance, by the Japanese director Naomi Kawase, pushes the boundaries of her distinctively subtle and lyrical style. Misako is an unhappy woman writing audio descriptions of films for the visually impaired. Nakamori is an aging photographer slowly losing his eyesight. When their paths intersect, it brings hope to both. Walking the line between romance and drama, the visually captivating bewitching poem examines the everyday world from new perspectives.

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