Maboroshi no hikari

New Yorker (1995)
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Foreign
Japan | Japanese | Color | 1h 50min

A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues to search for meaning in a lonely world.


Cast View all

Makiko Esumi Yumiko
Takashi Naitô Tamio
Tadanobu Asano Ikuo
Gohki Kashiyama Yuichi
Naomi Watanabe Tomoko
Midori Kiuchi Michiko
Akira Emoto Yoshihiro
Mutsuko Sakura Tomeno
Hidekazu Akai Master
Hiromi Ichida Hatsuko
Minori Terada Detective
Ren Osugi Hiroshi / Yumiko's Father
Kikuko Hashimoto Kiyo / Yumiko's Grandmother
Shuichi Harada Cop
Takashi Inoue Driver
Sayaka Yoshino Yumiko as a Young Girl

Crew View all

Director Kore-eda Hirokazu
Writer Teru Miyamoto, Yoshihisa Ogita
Producer Naoe Gozu, Yutaka Shigenobu, Chikako Nakabayashi, Takashi Sakurai
Photography Masao Nakabori
Musician Ming-chang Chen

Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
784148015453 Blu-ray 1 Jul 10, 2018
717119665043 DVD 1 Nov 21, 2000
784148015446 DVD 1 Jul 10, 2018
5425019004033 DVD 2 Jun 28, 2011
3545020017937 DVD
717119665838 DVD
9781567301878 DVD
8809113256982 DVD