International Animated Shorts
DIRECTED BY ISAMU HIRABAYASHI
JAPAN, 2011, 7.5 MIN
IN FICTIONAL LANGUAGE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
A cicada’s figurative survival story parallels the 3/11 tsunami and 4-reactor disaster at Fukushima, 66 years after Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Stunning Japanese animation and realistic sound effects augment the cicada’s plight.