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Children Full of Life Documentary

Posted on August 30th, 2010 Written on emi's blog


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This Japanese documentary was very moving for me.  On a more filmmaker basis, it blends two very important factors that capture my attention:

Emotional storytelling that pulls at me until I feel involved and I find myself caring for the people on film just like a person standing in front of me, and (as Michael talks about in his blogs) intelligent positioning of the camera to make me as a viewer feel involved.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=armP8TfS9Is

 

Toshiro Kanamori is a very different teacher.  I would be so interested in seeing a follow up documentary on the children.

Here is an article describing the filming style: http://www.cbc.ca/passionateeyemonday/feature_270904.html

 


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blosscat
10:57 am Thursday
Oct 6, 2011
This is a wonderful story. I'm glad I found it through your blog post.