Okichi is the bored wife of a rich oil dealer. Yohei is a young man who is the son of Okichi's former business partner. As a child, Okichi often cares the boy, but when his father dies, he moves away. Years later, he returns as a man, and Okichi becomes momentarily in love with him. But Kogiku, the beautiful daughter of a rival oil dealer is also in love with him. Okichi plans to clear her out. The problems escalate when Kogiku's father finds out the relationship and he makes her marry a rich man, but she does not stop seeing Yohei. Written by
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Official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 65th Academy Awards in 1993. See more