Synopsis by Bhob Stewart
Koji Hagiuda directed this Japanese drama set in a southern Kyushu island where dance-troupe leader Shinji (Shinji Arano) stays on as his touring troupe departs. After Shinji moves in with an old man (Nobuyoshi Tanigawa) cared for by his granddaughter (Reiko Matsuo), he becomes an apprentice to the old man's construction of a wooden boat. Shown at the 1998 Toronto Film Festival.
apprentice, boating, dance-troupe, island