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Hi no Youjin

The city of Edo, the 18th century.

Owaka, the daughter of a merchant family, and her childhood friend Matsukichi. The two were drawn to each other, but Matsukichi has been disowned by his family, and is working for the city fire brigade. Meanwhile, negotiations begin for the arrangement of Owaka's marriage.

Unable to let go of her thoughts of Matsukichi, her mad emotions make her bring about a massive inferno which razes Edo. By chance encounter, the two meet again amidst the fires.

This movie is part of Otomo Katsuhiro's omnibus project "Short Peace" (Hi no Youjin, Tsukumo, Gambo and Buki yo Saraba).

Hi no Youjin won the Grand Prize at the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival and the 67...

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The city of Edo, the 18th century.

Owaka, the daughter of a merchant family, and her childhood friend Matsukichi. The two were drawn to each other, but Matsukichi has been disowned by his family, and is working for the city fire brigade. Meanwhile, negotiations begin for the arrangement of Owaka's marriage.

Unable to let go of her thoughts of Matsukichi, her mad emotions make her bring about a massive inferno which razes Edo. By chance encounter, the two meet again amidst the fires.

This movie is part of Otomo Katsuhiro's omnibus project "Short Peace" (Hi no Youjin, Tsukumo, Gambo and Buki yo Saraba).

Hi no Youjin won the Grand Prize at the 16th Japan Media Arts Festival and the 67th Noburou Oofuji Award at the 2012 Mainichi Film Awards. Winner of the Platinum Grand Prize during the 2014 Future Film Festival, held in Italy.

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