Japan Media Arts Festival  
20th

Animation Division

Jury Slections

Exhibition Screening Related Event

Chieri and Cherry

Animated feature film

NAKAMURA Makoto [Japan]

© Chieri and Cherry Partners
Outline

An original frame-by-frame puppet animation that carries a profound message about the recovery and future of the region devastated by the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake. Chieri, a lonely young girl who lost her beloved father in the disaster, has only her stuffed animal toy Cherry as a conversation mate. In this fantasy adventure, Chieri gradually grows to appreciate the value of life and to take the first steps toward a new future.
[54 min. 6 sec.]


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NAKAMURA Makoto
Japan
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