Miwa NISHIKAWA 西川美和

Under The Open Sky

すばらしき世界

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Former yakuza gangster Mikami attempts to find his mother and his place in society after having served a long prison sentence. Miwa NISHIKAWA’s latest film is a dependably complex, empathetic and emotional look into human relationships and the concept of family. It is anchored by NIPPON HONOR AWARD recipient Koji YAKUSHO with an incredibly powerful performance.

すばらしき世界
Subarashiki sekai

Japan 2020

126 minutes

Director
Miwa NISHIKAWA

Script
Miwa NISHIKAWA based on a novel by Ryuzo SAKI

Cinematography
Norimichi KASAMATSU

Music
Masaki HAYASHI

About Miwa NISHIKAWA
西川美和

Miwa NISHIKAWA, born in Hiroshima in 1974, is one of the leading Japanese female directors. Her debut film WILD BERRIES (2003 / NC ’04) was produced by Hirokazu KOREEDA. Her feature film DEAR DOCTOR (2009 / NC ’10) won multiple awards, including the Japan Academy Film Prize in the category “Screenplay of the Year” in 2010.

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