In 1993 Kanao and Shoko are a Tokyo couple awaiting the arrival of their first child. Although both have studied art, Kanao works as a shoe repairman which doesn't stretch his rather ... See full summary »
During a downpour, a generous ronin and his supporting wife are stranded at a country inn. The ronin comes to the attention of a lord who wants to hire him as an instructor for his men, who treat the ronin with disrespect.
Lee Hyun-min, who works reconstructing faces from skull, quits his work in a institute to stay with his Beta-allergic daughter Jin that was submitted to a transplant of heart by the ... See full summary »
A 21-year-old girl is released from prison, only to deal with the neighborhood gossip about her and family conflicts. She decides to save one million yen, move to where no one knows her and keep repeating the process.
I'll do a longer comment later, if I can see it again, but this is a must see, a one-woman and much more credible "Honeymoon Killers," a more insightful "Fat Girl." For 123 minutes, you'll be controlled absolutely by stage actress Naomi Fujiyama in, according to imdb, her only screen role. This is no staged play. Her transition to the screen flawless.
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