Yūjō means friendship in Japanese.
A tale based on a true story, it deals with the friendship of an old Japanese fisherman and a fish.
After a frightening storm, the sailors of a small village disappear together with the Moon at the bottom of the sea. After many years in which the fishermen live in a world that is gray and sad because of the Moon’s absence in the sky, the friendship between a little boy fisherman and a little Luna fish will make everything fall back into place.
Film dedicated to the memory of our friend director Isao Takahata.
Director : Luca Chiarotti