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Arigato

Anielle Webster

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Festival year: 2013

Short film about a grandmother who meets a Japanese family while taking a walk on the beach with her granddaughter. It brings back violent memories of the occupation of the Dutch East Indies during the Second World War.

Synopsis

Toet spends a day on the beach with her Indonesian grandmother. A Japanese family asks granny to take a picture of them. The old lady reluctantly satisfies their request, yet the sight of the Japanese people brings back painful memories as she thinks back on the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies (1942-1945). Toet’s comforting reaction and the gesture of conciliation by the Japanese boy allow grandmother to share her ‘pain’ and make a first step towards forgiveness. The story was written by Sandra Beerends, inspires by her mother's war experience.

Arigato won the DELTA Shorts Award at the 2012 edition of Film by the Sea.

Credits

Netherlands, The 2012, 10 min.

Fiction, Short,

Spoken language: Dutch, English, Japanese, Indonesian

Subtitles: English

Productions:

The Filmers & Beruang

Beerendssandra@gmail.com

+31 6 11756118

www.thefilmers.com

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When & where?

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 17:15

    Filmhuis Den Haag zaal 6

  • Friday, March 22, 2013 - 22:30

    Theater aan het Spui 2, The Hague

  • Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 19:15

    Filmhuis Den Haag zaal 3

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Human rights
crimes against humanity, war crimes, genocide
migrants, aliens & forced migration
World War I & II
repair & reconciliation
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