On the 11th of March, 2011, Yasuo Takamatsu lost his wife to the tsunami, during the Great East Japan earthquake. Since that fateful day, he has been diving into the sea every week in search for her. Compelled and inspired to share his story, I Want To Go Home is a journey from Singapore to Onagawa through the lens of those intrigued to meet him. Through unlikely friendships across borders and languages, the filmmakers share a man’s loss, recovery and determination to reunite with his wife.
I Want To Go Home is both a feature documentary and a English-Japanese autobiographical novel published under Math Paper Press.