umi

Nourished by the sea, still, the waters will come for you and those you love. Then, in your unending grief, you must find her.


Synopsis:

Three years have passed since a tsunami devastated a small fishing island in Northern Japan, washing away the town and most of its inhabitants. An abalone fisherman, Kazuo, and his teenage daughter, Naomi, have been spared but they are left to reckon with their fragile relationship that was always held together by Mariko, the mother and wife, who was taken by the sea and never found. From her watery grave, Mariko, watches over her family and yearns to guide her husband and daughter together. When Kazuo discovers his wife's cell phone with an unsent text message, he takes up diving and gets closer to reuniting with Mariko, but a diving accident forces father and daughter to confront their damaged relationship.

Based on a true story.