Blu-ray release: ‘The Sea Is Watching’

By   |  Feb 9, 2024

Imprint Films are bringing the 2002 Japanese romance ‘The Sea Is Watching’ (海は見ていた) to Australian Blu-ray on March 27, 2024.

Directed by Kei Kumai and based on a screenplay by Akira Kurosawa, the film revolves around a young geisha who finds herself falling for a samurai after she helps him escape from his pursuers. The cast includes Misa Shimizu, Nagiko Tono, Masatoshi Nagase, Hidetaka Yoshioka, and Miho Tsumiki.

Synopsis: Set in a 19th-century brothel, a beautiful young geisha, O-shin, harbours a samurai seeking refuge. Falling in love with O-shin, the samurai hopes to cleanse her of the sins of her possession. But fate and fortune conspire to keep the lovers apart.

• 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
• Behind The Scenes Featurette
• Theatrical Trailer
• Audio Japanese LPCM 2.0 Stereo
• Optional English Subtitles
• Original Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
• Limited edition slipcase with unique artwork
• Limited to 1500 copies only

‘The Sea Is Watching’ is available to pre-order now from

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