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16th Animation Division Jury Selections

Rainbow Fireflies

Animated feature film

UDA Konosuke [Japan]


Yuuta, whose father was killed in a traf fic accident, travels 30 years back in time in a place that is filled with memories of his father.It is the beginning of another summer vacation, one of glorious days spent in the company of irreplaceable friends. With a sublime visual beauty, this moving fantasy depicts a young man’s coming of age and the bonds between people — the kind of memories that live on in all of our hearts about a certain summer vacation.