Fireworks, Should We See It from the Side or the Bottom? (12A)

Fireworks Should We See It from the Side of the Bottom

From the archive

This film was last shown on 20 November 2017

Fireworks takes place over the day of an annual fireworks festival in a sea-side town. For 14-year-old Nazuma, this might be her last time seeing the fireworks, as her mother is set to remarry and move her away from her school and friends. Seizing the opportunity, two classmates, Norimichi and Yusuke, compete to secure a date to the festival with Nazuma, by way of a swimming race. When Yusuke is the victor, Norimichi is left wondering what his fate could have been if only he could do things differently…

From the team that released the incredible Your Name, Fireworks is full of breath-takingly vivid art, spectacular voicework and a mesmerising soundtrack that make for an unforgettable experience.

Director
Akiyuki Shimbô
Country
Japan
Year
2017
Duration
90 mins
Cast
Mamoru Miyano, Masaki Suda, Suzu Hirose

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