A man coping with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease faces an epiphany when she transfers her affections to another man, Aubrey, a wheelchair-bound mute who also is a patient at the nursing home.
After the collapse of their relationship, Kiwako abducts the 6-month old child of a man she was having an affair with. Raising the child as her own, it is four years before the authorities catch up with her and the young child.
A solitary middle-aged station manager is haunted by troubling memories of his past when he learns the line his station is on will be decommissioned for lack of profitability. He is visited... See full summary »
That's the story of Fuyukichi a former university professor who get fired from the museum he is working for, because he is affected by the Alzheimer disease. First he stay with his wife but when she has to go to the hospital herself, Fuyukichi is sent to his son's place in Osaka, his son has couple problems, but his wife is committed at taking care of his father...
This movie is quite realistic, slow and sad and show the states of the mental degeneration linked with the Alzheimer disease, I found some scenes quite crude, I found the film suffocating and when it comes to an end it is a relieve,
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