There is a drama for every childbirth. An omnibus of animated documentaries that visualize experiences about childbirth.
The 1st chapter, titled "Birth on the Other Side of the Mountain," is the story of a female who grew up together with nature in an island village and aims to be a midwife, as she ponders childbirth, life, and being alive.
The 2nd chapter, titled "There, There, My Baby," is the story of a childbirth in which the mother spoke with the baby during its entire stay in her womb. An elderly woman recounts events that were pleasant and happy.
The 3rd chapter, titled "My Own Way to Become A Mother," is the story of a young girl who grew up without knowing of the existence of her mother, as she gathers the pieces of her mother and becomes a mother herself.
When Gon, a playful orphaned fox, finds that young Hyoju has lost his mother, he tries to comfort him and make amends for his own earlier mischiefs by secretly bringing small gifts to the boy every day. But Hyoju doesn’t realize who is behind the anonymous gifts, and the two are headed for a heartbreaking climax.
"Haiku | 俳句" is a symphonic audiovisual project for two Japanese performers, alternating percussion groups, soundscapes and rhythmicized video sequences. The film is an experimental approach to pay tribute to the extraordinary art of Japanese haiku poetry.
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