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by Koji Fukada


An Indonesian town by the sea has been ruined by war and tsunami. A man is found on the coast there by Atsuko and her son Takashi. They are working in disaster recovery. The man speaks poor Japanese and Indonesian. They name him Rau which means sea in Indonesian and protect him. Soon, Rau is connected with many miraculous cases. 

international title: The Man from the Sea
original title: Umi wo kakeru
country: Japan, France
sales agent: Nikkatsu (JP)
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Koji Fukada
film run: 107'
screenplay: Koji Fukada
cast: Dean Fujioka, Mayu Tsuruta, Taiga, Junko Abe, Adipati Dolken, Sekar Sari
producer: Naoko Komuro
production: Comme des Cinémas, Nikkatsu (JP)
distributor: Art House Films
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