I Want to Go Home

Wesley Leon Aroozoo/62 minutes/2017/Singapore/Documentary

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Synopsis

On 11 March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami during the Great East Japan earthquake. Since that fateful day, he has been diving in the sea every week in search for her. Compelled and inspired to share his story, I Want to Go Home is a journey from Singapore to Onagawa through the lens of the intrigued, to meet him. Of unlikely friendships across borders and languages; to share a man’s loss, recovery, and determination to reunite with his wife.

Pada 11 Maret 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu kehilangan istrinya dalam peristiwa tsunami selepas gempa besar di Jepang Timur. Sejak hari itu, Yasuo menyelam ke laut setiap minggunya untuk mencari istrinya. Terpanggil dan terinspirasi untuk membagi ceritanya, I Want to Go Home adalah sebuah perjalanan melintasi Singapura ke Onagawa, melalui lensa yang menyorot kisah Yasuo. Persahabatan lintas batas dan bahasa, solidaritas akan kehilangan, penyembuhan diri, dan keinginan yang tidak pernah habis untuk bertemu kembali dengan istrinya.

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Director

Wesley Leon Aroozoo

Wesley Leon Aroozoo

Director

Wesley Leon Aroozoo studies film making at Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design & Media in Singapore. His short films have been awarded and screened in various film festivals. He is currently working on his graduating thesis feature film.

 

Wesley Leon Aroozoo menempuh studi pembuatan film di Nanyang Technological University, School of Art, Design & Media di Singapura. Beberapa film pendeknya telah mendapatkan penghargaan dan diputar di berbagai festival film. Saat ini ia tengah menggarap film panjang untuk tugas akhir tesisnya.