This is the heart-warming story of a teacher who pours all of her love and creativity into educating a dozen children who are living on a small island and are destined for tragedy during the difficult wartime years.
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"TWENTY FOUR EYES is as sensitive to the poverty of its characters as it is to the rise of militarism....Kinoshita's vision coheres around Takamine Hideko's powerful performance as the teacher." Sight and Sound - Tony Rayns (05/01/2006)
4 stars out of 5 -- "A powerful humanist study, detailing the effects of history on a generation of Japanese men." Uncut - Joanna Douglas (05/01/2006)