A documentary used by Oshima to draw a portrait of his mother and the city of her birth, Kyoto. Old photographs, paintings and engravings, plus some of his own footage compose a fresco of the city of temples, the ancient capital of Japan.
BBC Scotland/Oshima Productions
Tsuneo Fukuhara, Kiyoshi Yamaya, Minoru Miki, M. Watanabe, S. Ono, Momonosuke Fukuhara
Tomi Shimada, Ina Funatsuki, Hikohachi Yamamoto, Nagisa Oshima