Abandoned Land

In the evacuated zone around the nuclear plant of Fukushima, five years after the “catastrophe,” a few rare individuals still live on this land burning with radiation. The seemingly irrational yet peaceful existence of these diehards reminds us that, as a last resort, a patch of land is our strongest bond to the world.

Region of Filming

Region of Origin

Year of Release

2016

Duration

73 minutes

Format

HD, Color

Directors

官網導演 (1)

Gilles Laurent

Gilles Laurent was a tireless traveller in his job as sound engineer, always living in sync with his political, philosophical, and ecological ideals. He never stopped searching… at the age of 47, he directed his first documentary, “Abandoned Land.”