Emma Kawawada about MY SMALL LAND

“Not a single Kurdish refugee has been accepted to Japan so far”

Sarya and her younger siblings were born in Japan to a Kurdish immigrant family. They are torn between their desire to integrate and the attachment to their Kurdish origin that their father tries to implant in them. For MY SMALL LAND director Emma Kawawada says to be inspired by the Dardenne brothers, Ken Loach’s KES and Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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