August in the Water

Film, Science fiction

Time Out says

After the appearance of a new black hole and the fall to earth of two meteorites, a city in Fukuoka suffers both a major drought and an epidemic of a strange disease which causes human inner organs to petrify. A boy working on the languages of fish starts dating a girl with the makings of a diving champion. But she nearly dies in a mysterious diving accident and emerges from hospital somehow changed, knowing that she has to find one of the meteors. The extraordinary climax brings it all together: the drought, the water, the flesh, the stone. Touches the parts ordinary acid doesn't reach.


Release details

117 mins

Cast and crew

Sogo Ishii
Sogo Ishii
Rena Komine
Shinsuke Aoki
Masaaki Takarai
Naho Toda
Reiko Matsuo
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