I Want To Go Home
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A Story of loss and recovery after the Great East Japan earthquake.more images
On the 11th of March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami during the Great East Japan earthquake. Since that fateful day, he has been diving in the sea every week in search for her.
Compelled and inspired to share his story, ‘I Want To Go Home’ is a journey from Singapore to Onagawa through the lens of the intrigued to meet him. Of unlikely friendships across borders and language; to share a man’s loss, recovery and determination to reunite with his wife.
|Title||I Want To Go Home||帰りたい|
|Language||Japanese + English subtitle only||日本語版（英語字幕）のみ|
|Director||Wesley Leon Aroozoo||Wesley Leon Aroozoo|
|Producers||Wesley Leon Aroozoo / Ho Shengjuan||Wesley Leon Aroozoo / Ho Shengjuan|
|Production||13 Little Pictures||13 Little Pictures|
|Copyright||©2017 Aroozoo Wesley Leon All Rights Reserved|
|Rights||Worldwide (Except Mainland China)|
Director: Wesley Leon Aroozoo
Wesley is a lecturer at LASALLE College of the Arts and a filmmaker with 13 Little Pictures. He is a graduate with a Master of Fine Arts from New York University Tisch Asia and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours from Nanyang Technological University.
His feature film I Want To Go Home had its World Premiere and was In Competition at the Busan International Film Festival 2017. Its companion dual-language novel published by Math Paper Press is Wesley’s second novel. Wesley’s other films have screened in festivals such as The International Film Festival Rotterdam and the Sapporo International Short Film Festival.