River (2011) – Japan


Year: 2011
Country: Japanese
Directed by: Ryuichi Hiroki
Duration: 1 hr, 29 min
Language: Japanese
Cast:
Misaka Renbutsu
Yukichi Kobayashi
Nahana
Tomorowo Taguchi
Tokio Emoto
Toshie Negishi
Mami Nakamura
Anna Odaka
Yuto Kobayashi

Plot:
Hikari (Misako Renbutsu) lost her boyfriend after a random killing that took place in Akihabara. Afterwards, Hikari feels a great sense of loss and shuts herself off from the world. She doesn’t leave her home. Finally, with the help of those around her, Hikari is able to regain stability in her life bit by bit. She then goes to Akihabara and roams around. Meeting people there, who are going through their own difficult situations, Hikari is able to begin moving her life forwards.

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