Watch at Home 04.28.2023


Directed by Naomi Kawase
Film Movement
102 Minutes
Japan, France
Drama, Romance, Asian
Not Rated

Misako (Ayame Misaki) is a passionate writer of film versions for the visually impaired. At a screening, she meets Nakamori (Masatoshi Nagase), an older photographer who is slowly losing his eyesight. Misako soon discovers Nakamori’s photographs, which strangely bring her back to her past. Together, they learn to see the radiant world that had been invisible to her eyes.

Director & Cast

  • Director: Naomi Kawase
  • Starring: Ayame Misaki
  • Starring: Masatoshi Nagase
  • Starring: Tatsuya Fuji




  • "A true gem of a film: a subtle, moving, abstract and emotional exploration of the experience of sensory impairment."
    Fabien Lemercier, Cineuropa
  • "Gentle and delicate, touching and open-hearted."
    David Sexton, London Evening Standard
  • "A poignant vision of the power of sight."
    Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
  • "A finespun exploration of beauty, impermanence and loss. Typically delicate and as gentle as a balm...."
    Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
  • "A luminous a piece of filmmaking."
    Clarence Tsui, The Hollywood Reporter