UMOREGI (2005)

Film details

Alternative titles

  • The BURIED FOREST Alternative


Machi is a high school student living in a small town near the mountains. One day she and her friends start to make up a story, which they decide to continue as a kind of relay. For the adults of the town, meanwhile, they have a different story, forged from the realities of life and the past. The two stories progress in parallel, never meeting - until one day, a landslide reveals a buried forest. In this forest, the separate realms of reality, story and fantasy, past and present, begin to merge...

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top