Born Bone Born

BBFC RatingBorn Bone Born

Showing: 10 March 2019

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Born Bone Born
CertificateNot Rated
Year2018
GenreDrama
DirectorToshiyuki Teruya
LanguageJapanese
CountryJapan
Running Time1HR 51MINS
Extra InfoSubtitled / Recommended 12A
SeasonJapan Foundation 2019

On the anniversary of their matriarch’s passing, the Shinjo family congregate in their ancestral village on remote Okinawan island of Aguni. In line with the ancient tradition practiced on the island, the family must carry out a senkotsu – or a bone washing ceremony – by exhuming the remains and ritualistically cleansing them.

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