A mellow drama following the moral decline of a housewife turned bank employee who embezzles a fortune from her customers and indulges in an affair with a younger man. Set in 1994, shortly after the burst of Japan's economic bubble.
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i just watched this on a virgin Atlantic flight, and even though you probably couldn't see a film in a worse format (other than on an ipod!), i thought it was a beautiful film about love on many levels...
all the performance were superb and the movie completely evoked the feel of the 50's without resorting to tired clichés...
and i have to confess that i spent most of the last 20 minutes with tears streaming down my face...
i am hoping that the title is available on DVD somewhere, as i would love to see the film on a widescreen TV...
i highly recommend this film!!
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