|Nagasaki: Memories of My Son|
|Directed by||Yoji Yamada|
|Produced by||Enoki Nozomi|
|Written by||Yoji Yamada|
|Starring|| Sayuri Yoshinaga |
|Music by||Ryuichi Sakamoto|
|Edited by||Iwao Ishii|
|Box office||¥1,720,074,869 ($14,484,841)|
Nagasaki: Memories of My Son (Japanese: 母と暮せば, Hepburn: Haha to Kuraseba, "Living with my mother") is a 2015 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada and starring Sayuri Yoshinaga and Kazunari Ninomiya. It was selected as the Japanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards but it was not nominated.
Midwife Nobuko Fukuhara lost her husband and eldest son during World War II and lost her youngest son, Koji, as a result of the bombing of Nagasaki. Following the war, she has been living alone with only work to keep her occupied. However, one day she is visited by an apparition of Koji. The mother and son begin to spend much time together, reminiscing and catching up on lost time. Although these moments together make both of them happy, it leads Nobuko to reflect more on her losses and the relationship she has with Koji's fiancée Machiko.
Principal photography began on 26 April 2015 in Nagasaki and was completed on 11 July 2015.
The musical score for Nagasaki was composed by Ryuichi Sakamoto. A soundtrack album was released by Milan Records on 23 September 2016.
Nagasaki: Memories of My Son grossed ¥1.98 billion in Japan.
|2016||89th Kinema Junpo Award||Best 10 Films||Nagasaki: Memories of My Son||9th Place|
|Best Actor||Kazunari Ninomiya||Won|
|Best Supporting Actress||Haru Kuroki||Won|
|39th Japan Academy Prize||Picture of the Year||Nagasaki: Memories of My Son||Nominated|
|Screenplay of the Year||Yoji Yamada and Emiko Hiramatsu||Nominated|
|Best Actor in a Leading Role||Kazunari Ninomiya||Won|
|Best Actress in a Leading Role||Sayuri Yoshinaga||Nominated|
|Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Tadanobu Asano||Nominated|
|Best Actress in a Supporting Role||Haru Kuroki||Won|
|Best Cinematography||Masashi Chikamori||Nominated|
|Best Lighting Direction||Kōichi Watanabe||Nominated|
|Best Art Direction||Mitsuo Degawa||Nominated|
|Best Sound Recording||Kazumi Kishida||Nominated|
|Best Film Editing||Iwao Ishii||Nominated|
|70th Mainichi Film Awards||Best Supporting Actor||Kenichi Kato||Won|
|Best Film Score||Ryuichi Sakamoto||Won|
|41st Hochi Film Award||Best Picture||Nagasaki: Memories of My Son||Nominated|
|Best Director||Yoji Yamada||Nominated|
|Best Actor||Kazunari Ninomiya||Nominated|
|Best Actress||Sayuri Yoshinaga||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actor||Kenichi Kato||Nominated|
|Best Supporting Actress||Haru Kuroki||Nominated|
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