Kibô no kuni (The Land of Hope) (2012)

Kibô no kuni (The Land of Hope) (2012)





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In the wake of the great earthquake that devastated the Northeast coast of Japan, two families face the threat of nuclear crisis and imminent eviction from their homes.
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Isao Natsuyagi
as Yasuhiko ono
Naoko Otani
as Chieko ono
Jun Murakami
as Yoichi ono
Megumi Kagurazaka
as Izumi ono
Yutaka Shimizu
as Mitsuru suzuki

Critic Reviews for Kibô no kuni (The Land of Hope)

All Critics (3)

Land of Hope tends to shout from a soapbox what little new it has to say, but it does boast some fine performances (especially from Natsuyago Isao as the family patriarch) and the odd poetic touch that speaks louder than any words.

June 11, 2013

The subject is one for indignation and urgency. But despite straightforward no-frills treatment in 'The Land of Hope,' nothing rises above the predictable ordinary.

Full Review… | March 16, 2013
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Too much of the film works too well to even consider marking it as a failure, but this is one seriously erratic movie.

Full Review… | October 13, 2012
Antagony & Ecstasy

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