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All That Remains - Phase 2

These three remain: faith, hope & love. But the greatest of these is love - 1 Corinthians 13:13

 

Our Indiegogo campaign has now finished. Thank you to all who so generously gave donations! We’re now hard at work at producing the best quality movie we can with the resources and budget that we now have in place.

 

We’ve had several emails from people asking if they can still make a contribution even though our campaign has finished. The answer is yes! Just visit our blog at http://allthatremainsthemovie.wordpress.com/ and you’ll see a nice shiny donate button on the right hand side of the page. Feel free to donate as little or as much as you want – it all makes a huge difference to our work! Thanks again to all who have shown their support!

 

Don’t forget to keep spreading the word about the movie too!


Synopsis:

Takashi Nagai, a descendent of a Samurai family, a patriot and a pioneering scientist embarks upon a quest for the �ultimate truth� - the meaning to life and death. It is a journey of discovery that will change his life forever. An extraordinary story of persecution, courage, faith and love unfolds as he uncovers Nagasaki�s legacy and meets his own destiny.

Along the journey we meet Paul Miki and the 26 martyrs of Japan and learn how the building of Urakami cathedral - the grandest cathedral in the East came to symbolize the enduring faith of the Nagasaki Christians. Then Takashi meets Midori, the woman who will finally transform a sceptical man of intellect, into a man of the heart.

But on one sunny, August morning in 1945, everything vanishes in a blinding flash of light, and the world is turned into a burning inferno. The second atomic bomb to be used in warfare has just exploded over Nagasaki. Midori is one of the estimated 80,000 souls killed instantly.

Now the scientist is forced to turn to God, as he must become a father and a teacher, not just to his two young children, but to an orphaned nation, sick and debilitated by war.

It would be his faith that would guide him back to Atom bombed Nagasaki, and it would be this faith that would inspire him to stay there and help rebuild a city from rubble and ash.

Having been diagnosed with leukemia, he dedicates the rest of his short life to promoting world peace through his work as a writer. After a battle against censorship, his first book �The Bells Of Nagasaki�, becomes an instant bestseller though out Japan, as a people, defeated and demoralised by war, re-discover through his words, the healing of power of love.

Now confined to his bed and sensing his time is running out, Takashi begins to write his final and most poignant book, �Leaving My Beloved Children Behind�, a serious of letters � life lessons, addressed to his children.

The telling:

Directed by Ian and Dominic Higgins, All That Remains will utilize state of the art special effects, live-action dramatic reconstructions and computer generated animation, alongside candid and intimate interviews with friends and family of Dr. Nagai, as well as other survivors of the atomic bombing, in order to take our audience on a personal journey alongside Dr. Nagai, as he embarks on his life changing quest for �the ultimate truth�.

We will be working alongside students and staff at Nagasaki University as well as the head of the photo division of the Nagasaki Atomic bomb museum, to recreate pre-war Nagasaki and Fr. Paul Glynn author of A Song For Nagasaki, the acclaimed biography on Dr. Nagai, will be on board as both historical and religious advisor throughout the project.

What We Need & What You Get

We need to raise $20,300 to cover the costs of filming the necessary dramatic reconstruction sequences. So we're turning to our strongest supporters to ask for contributions. In exchange, we're offering you the chance to see your name listed in the end credits - we�re even offering you the chance to become a producer on the film! We�re also giving away lots of other goodies. Your contribution will help us bring the story of a truly remarkable man, whose legacy is an incredible testament to the power of faith, to a worldwide audience, where it belongs.

If you have already purchased a perk from our previous campaign and you decide to purchase another perk of equal value or more you will be upgraded to the perk above the one you are currently on. For example if you purchased a $75 perk and you decide to purchase another $75, you will be upgraded to the $150 perk.

Other Ways You Can Help

Your support in any way is always much appreciated. Please help us get the word out; tell some friends or anyone who may be interested in investing. You�re interest and support is what makes us as filmmakers do what we do best. Indiegogo provides great tools to help you spread the word!

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