Okinawa Filmmaker Returns With 2nd Movie On Base Issues



Okinawa filmmaker returns with 2nd movie on base issuesA 20-year-old Keio University student has recently returned to the movie scene with his second film in six years, aiming to make viewers think about issues surrounding U.S. military bases in his native Okinawa Prefecture.



In one scene in the movie titled "Girl of the Sea" (Ningyo ni Aeru Hi), a high school boy tells his girlfriend that Okinawa is a "sacrificial victim."

The girl then asks, "Are you opposed to the presence of (U.S.) military bases?"