Mari also lives there with her three puppies. Aya subsequently names the dog Mari, and it becomes a part of the family. Thanks to Mari, the two of them were successfully extracted from the wreckage. However, director Ryuichi Inomata and his team of three writers instead churn out a film that would be more appropriately named A Tale of Puppies and the Kids That Loved Them. Upon reaching the ground floor, he was happy to find that the three puppies were safe and sound.
However, the filmmakers set their sights too wide by also covering other people in the town affected by the earthquake. They immediately went to the emergency shelter, where they heard that Yamakoshi became isolated after the earthquake, thereby making it hard for rescuers. A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies is helmed by television director Inomata Ryuichi Golden Bowl and features music from renowned composer Hisaishi Joe. One day, Aya read in a newspaper that torrential rain would soon flood Yamakoshi and became worried about Mari. It also waited patiently for the return of its owner.
The film follows her adventures as well as those of the two children to whom she belongs during two long and arduous weeks of separation. That spring, animals behaved strangely, foreshadowing something major to come. She convinces Ryota to sneak into the disaster zone in order to rescue Mari. This initially led to a quarrel between him and his son. Nevertheless, A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies features enough cute dogs to melt a dog lover's heart.
Subsequently, rescuers from the started combing the village and evacuating people by helicopter. Mari had not had enough food for herself, but she fed her babies milk and took care of them as well as she could. This story has frequently been reported in the media and has also made into a book. During the quake the newborn puppies were jolted away from their mother, and since their eyes were still closed, they could not find their way back to her side. Then with Mari's encouragement, the grandfather spent two hours climbing down the stairs—a feat he had previously been unable to accomplish without help. Together they sneaked off into the devastated village, but they have difficulties navigating through the debris there. I wanted to share this awesome film with my Subs.
Under these circumstances, the grandfather was forced to leave Mari behind for in times of disaster saving human lives is the main concern. Since everyone at the shelter had heard the story of Mari, some people forgo their places to let Ryota and Aya search for Mari again. Care2 Stands With: humanitarians, animal lovers, feminists, rabble-rousers, nature-buffs, creatives, the naturally curious, and people who really love to do the right thing. Then two weeks after the evacuation, the villagers were allowed to return to Yamakoshi to see their homes. The film takes the entire first act to set up how Mari is accepted into this family and how they come to love her. Just when they were about to give up, a puppy appears, followed by the rest of the dogs. After this incident, Aya did not mention about Mari anymore.
Meanwhile, Ryota, who was in school, and his father were safe. Meanwhile, his son, is considering moving to from Yamakoshi, their village, reduce the time needed for his father to reach the hospital and for the children to live near their school, despite opposition from his father. Inspired by a true story of canine heroism, A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies is a touching story of love and resilience starring some seriously adorable dogs that could give Quill a run for his money. Mari's tale of survival against all odds became a symbol of hope for the people of Yamakoshi in the aftermath of the earthquake, and was later turned into a best-selling illustrated book from which the film is adapted. .
Veteran television director Inomata sticks to the safe family film route, putting the kids and Mari front and center. Dog lovers may be slightly disappointed by A Tale of Mari and Three Puppies if they expect the film to be about how four dogs manage to miraculously survive an extraordinary situation. At that time, only grandfather and Aya were at home, and they were pinned down by a wardrobe that collapsed onto them. Since he promised to give her anything she wants for her birthday, he reluctantly agreed. Life is good until an earthquake strikes the town, trapping Aya and her grandfather inside their collapsing house.
Mari noticed two such rescuers and eventually led them to Aya and her grandfather. Thus, after undergoing countless trials, Mari and the old man were finally reunited. He was recently widowed when his wife died due to an illness. The filmmakers even deal briefly with survivors' guilt, as the grandfather laments over the forced abandonment of the dogs. A year later she herself has three puppies, just in time for a major earthquake which strikes the mountain village where she lives.