Series FEU NOS PERES, 2003-2007 ©Mutsumi Tsuda





Watanabe shop

Mr Watanabe's shop

Cyntia, looking for the family roots

Cyntia, looking for the family roots


Trilogy of short film ©Mutsumi Tsuda

Le carnet de M. Noda (Diary of Mr Noda)


Mr Noda started to write in his diary from his departure for Australia to the repatriate to Japan. I transrated this diary from Japanese to French and his three daughters, two granddaughters and a great- granddaughter read it attentively.
8 mins, 2006 (French with subtitle in Japanese)
Filming and editing : Jean-Michel Boré, Music : rimacona

Le fer à cheval (Horseshoe)


Founded in the garden of the apartment house where Marie-José lives in Nouméa. It was a horseshoe of Gigolo which was the racehorse of her grandfather Ichimatsu Matsumoto before WWII. The conversation between Marie-José and her mother recalled the memory of the paradise lost.

10 mins, 2007 (French with subtitle in Japanese)

Filming: Jean-Michel Boré, Editing : Hajime Takeuchi, Music : rimacona

Mabui no Ourai(Traffic of Soul)


In Okinawa, one day I borrowed a notebook and discovered the letters transcribed in French. These letters were written by Lora in NC to her Japanese husband Denzo Higa who was interned in Australia as an enemy alien.

30 mins, 2007 (Japanese)

Filming : Mutsumi Tsuda, Editing : Hajime Takeuchi, Music : rimacona, Reading : Ito Yanagimoto

Other film ©Néo productions

Feu nos pères

52 mins TV documentary (French)
Production : Néo productions & Canal+ Caledonie
Director : Jacques-Olivier Trompas

*This film was impressed after the exhibition FEU NOS PERES in Tjibaou Culturel Centre in 2006.