Jennifer Tomoe Peachey | Great Britain, Japan 2007 | 33 Min. | OmeU

Intimate and warm, this portrayal of the film-maker’s Japanese mother explores experiences, reflections and memories of family and life in Japan and “barbaric England”. As the journey unfolds, we find ourselves in Japan for The Festival of The Dead. Here, the emotional idiosyncrasies that lie behind this national cultural festival are revealed, and the importance of “blood, “land” and “culture” in understanding “home”, and who we are in the world, is put into question…