Hélène Robert

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Cinéma du Réel

CINÉMA DU RÉEL 2019: RISING FROM THE SUNAMI BY HÉLÈNE ROBERT AND JEREMY PERRIN

By Alonso Castro

In the northeast coast of Japan, in March 2011, one of the worst recorded earthquakes was experienced, causing the outbreak of a tsunami composed of waves that reached a height of 40 meters approximately. The British correspondent of The Times, Richard Lloyd Parry, was during such a catastrophe in Japan, being able to record and report what happened and experienced by the surviving inhabitants, as well as the effects of such a natural disaster, publishing all that information in the book entitled Ghosts of the Tsunami. Death and life in Japan’s disaster zone (2017).

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