Naoko NOBUTOMO 信友直子
On Demand: I Go Gaga, Welcome Home Mom.
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“I want to die. I don’t want to be a burden!” Naoko NOBUTOMO’s documentary I GO GAGA, MY DEAR ended with these words. In the sequel to the hugely successful film, she continues the story of her mother, who suffers from dementia. The director once again provides a deeply touching yet cheerful insight into her family history.
Mon., June 06, 2022
Original with English subtitles
Nippon Connection On Demand
BOKEMASUKARA YOROSHIKU ONEGAI SHIMASU -OKAERI OKASAN-
Naoko NOBUTOMO, Yukio MINAMI, Teruhisa KAWAI
About Naoko NOBUTOMO
Naoko NOBUTOMO, born in Kure (Hiroshima Prefecture) in 1961, graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1984. Since 1986, she has been producing documentaries for Fuji Television Network that deal with various social issues as well as her own breast cancer. Her first feature documentary I GO GAGA, MY DEAR (2018) premiered internationally at Nippon Connection in 2019 and won several awards.