Tragedies of Youth: Nobuhiko Obayashi’s War Trilogy
Casting Blossoms to the Sky (2012)
Japan Society Film | Casting Blossoms to the Sky
Obayashi’s imaginative first entry to his War Trilogy is a heartbreaking exploration of war’s destructive impact.
Seven Weeks (2014)
Japan Society Film | Seven Weeks
Obayashi's second entry into his war trilogy finds the veteran director exploring themes of lost love, memory, war and art.
Japan Society Film | Hanagatami
An adaptation of Kazuo Dan’s 1937 novella of the same name, Hanagatami is Obayashi's late-period antiwar masterpiece.