Nakamura Aritomo — At one time the gardener of Emperor Hirohito, Aritomo is fired due a dispute over a garden design with a Japanese notable. After resettling in Malaya to work on his own garden, he continues to work with the Japanese government to save locals from internment.
Is the Garden of Evening Mists based on a true story?
The Garden of Evening Mists is based on a novel written by Malaysian author Tan Twan Eng. The story revolves around a Malaysian Chinese woman named Yun Ling who was captured by the Japanese and locked up in a labour camp during World War II.
What did Ling realize as she was talking to tatsuji?
During the conversation with Tatsuji, Yun Ling learns that Aritomo was involved in a covert Japanese operation during the war to hide looted treasure from occupied territories.
Where was the Garden of Evening Mists filmed?
Filming took place in Malaysia, including Cameron Highlands. The internment camp and small gardens in the film are constructed. 90% of the dialogue in the film is English, with some Cantonese, Japanese and Malay language.
Who wrote the novel The Garden of Evening Mists?
Tan Twan Eng The Garden of Evening Mists/Authors
Where did Teoh Yun Ling return after her retirement and why?
Synopsis. Newly retired Supreme Court Judge Teoh Yun Ling returns to the Cameron Highlands of Malaya, where she had spent a few months as an apprentice to the Japanese gardener she had hoped would design a memorial garden for her sister, Teoh Yun Hong.
For what is a person without memories a ghost trapped between worlds without an identity with no future no past?
“For what is a person without memories? A ghost, trapped between worlds, without an identity, with no future, no past.” “Memory is like patches of sunlight in an overcast valley, shifting with the movement of the clouds.
Where did aritomo go in the Garden of Evening Mists?
Yugiri The gardener, Nakamura Aritomo, had been the Japanese Emperors gardener, but relocated to Malaya after a falling-out and spent years designing and building his own garden there, named Yugiri. Later, he disappears without a trace in the highland mountains.