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Naomi Kawase’s film is released as part of The Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format.

The Mourning Forest
Credit: Eureka Entertainment
The Mourning Forest

Credit: Eureka Entertainment

Eureka Entertainment to release The Mourning Forest Naomi Kawase’s powerful blend of nature and traditional Japanese storytelling, as part of The Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition on 21 August 2017.

Ten years after becoming the youngest winner of the Caméra d’Or, Naomi Kawase returned to Cannes and claimed the prestigious Grand Prix for The Mourning Forest[Mogari no mori], a beautiful and contemplative portrait of grief.

Machiko (Machiko Ono) is a young nurse who still carries the burden of her young son’s death. Shigeki (Shigeki Uda) is an elderly widower and a resident at the nursing home where Machiko works. After celebrating Shigeki’s birthday, Machiko takes him for a drive in the countryside, but their car breaks down and Shigeki absconds into the nearby forest. Machiko has no choice but to follow, and they become lost in the dense woodlands, before their fates eventually become entwined.

Drawing comparisons to Shohei Imamura (particularly his Palme d’Or winning The Ballad of Narayama) and Terence Malick, Naomi Kawase’s The Mourning Forest is a hauntingly beautiful, symbolically rich masterpiece, and The Masters of Cinema Series is proud to present the film for the first time ever on Blu-ray, in a special Dual Format edition.

The Mourning Forest, Naomi Kawase’s powerful blend of nature and traditional Japanese storytelling, is available as part of The Masters of Cinema Series in a Dual Format (Blu-ray & DVD) edition, and is available to purchase here http://amzn.to/2t67tQG

To celebrate the release of The Mourning Forest we’ve got 3 copies to give away to our readers. To be in with a chance of winning, answer one simple question below:

Win The Mourning Forest on Dual Format

The competition closes at 23.59 (GMT) on Sunday 27th August 2017.

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