A film by Shinji Somai

1993 / drama / original title : Ohikkoshi / 125’ / Color / status : completed / Japanese / long feature-film / International collections

Physically separated from her father and at odds with her distraught mother, a girl must negotiate her own passage to maturity in this poignant family drama which premiered at Cannes 1993 Un Certain Regard.

The film was restored in 4K in 2023 by Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation under the supervision of Toyomichi Kurita (Cinematographer).

Venice Classic Best Restored Film Award 2023


“MOVING marks a period of the highest refinement in Shinji Somai’s career.”

Ryusuke Hamaguchi

“ After seeing MOVING, I had confirmation that Shinji Somai was the best filmmaker of his generation, which immediately placed him as the only director I was hoping to overtake.”

Hirokazu Kore-Eda


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