Last Chestnut. 2010. Japan. Directed by Ye Zhao. With Setsuko Dodo, Kaori Momoi, Shigeki Uda. Produced by Naomi Kawase. In Japanese; English subtitles. 60 min.
Made as part of the Nara Festival’s NARAtive initiative. “One day, a mother to be hospitalized in Tokyo arrives at Kashihara City, Nara. The reason she is there is to find her son. But the only clues she has are her memories and some pictures in the digital camera, which her son left at the hospital in Tokyo. After the long journey, what his mother finds is nice friends, the beautiful nature of Nara and her own deep love for her son” (Nara International Film Festival).