Black Rain (1989)

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Showings

Pickford Film Center Mon, Aug 5 5:00 PM
Film Info
Rating:NR
Reason for rating:.
Official Site:https://www.brunapress.org/
Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2MOeUzgsQA
Country of Origin:Japan
Language:Japanese w/ English Subtitles
Genre:Drama

Description

Presented in partnership with BRUNA press + archive Yasuko (Yoshiko Tanaka), a young Japanese woman, is in Hiroshima when the U.S. Air Force drops a nuclear explosive on the city. Despite the destruction all around her, Yasuko manages to escape unscathed, and, as other survivors fall ill with radiation poisoning, she is able to stay healthy. But later, when Yasuko goes to live with her uncle Shigematsu (Kazuo Kitamura), who tries to help her start a new life, she finds herself unable to escape the social stigma of radiation sickness.