• Rebirth (2011)

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Release Date: 2011

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
A woman (Yôko Moriguchi) reunites with her kidnapped daughter (Konomi Watanabe), then faces the accused abductor (Hiromi Nagasaku) in court.

Cast: Hiromi Nagasaku, Mao Inoue, Eiko Koike, Konomi Watanabe, Yôko Moriguchi, Tetsushi Tanaka, Jun Fubuki, Gekidan Hitori

Director: Izuru Narushima

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A bit more context about some of the topics the witnesses discuss would have been welcome, but Whitaker's stark, unshowy style is probably the most effective way to approach 9/11. show more

  • This incredibly moving, touchingly honest and transcendent chronicle of how a handful of people coped after Sept. 11 is not only one of the best distillations of that day, but a monument to humanity lost and gained. show more

  • If Rebirth's subjects are active guides documenting a fluid psychological landscape, Jim Whitaker constructs a specific cinematic geography around them with stunning time-lapse photography of Ground Zero. show more

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