Beyond the Wave 波の向こう (Germany) (In production)

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Set in Japan
58 /90 minutes
An Inselfilm Production (Berlin, Germany)

Production:    August 2011 – August 2012 in Japan

SYNOPSIS

“A small town in Fukushima prefecture fights for its survival after the nuclear explosions expelled all its residents as an ironic surprise and haunt every step the townsmen take to rebuild their life.” (kyokomiyake.com)

“The director revisits Fukushima to find out what happens to her mother’s hometown. With the population of dispersed by the nuclear disaster, will fear and prejudice complete the job of wiping the town off the map? And why isn’t there any obvious villain in this man-made disaster?” (inselfilm.info)

TEAM

Director: Kyoko Miyake
DoP: Shai Levy
Producer: Gregor Streiber

PRODUCTION & FUNDING

Producer: Inselfilm Prod.

Coproducers: NHK (Japan) / BBC (UK) / WDR (Germany) /IKON (Netherlands)

Pre-sales: SVT (Sweden) / Knowledge (Canada) /YES (Israel)

Winner, PUMA Creative Catalyst Award, Channel4 BritDoc Foundation
Winner, TIFFCOM Best Pitch Award, at Tokyo International Film Festival.
Winner, Best Pitch Award , Tokyo TV Forum 2011.

Supported by Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg and NRW Filmstiftung. The project was selected for a prestigious talent development training scheme, Crossing Borders 2011 run by European Documentary Network.

CONTACTS & WEBSITES

info@inselfilm.info

Film page on kyokomiyake.com and inselfilm.info 

ON ADN WEBSITE

. NHK and BBC join Insefilm Prod. on “Beyond the Wave”

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