Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their ... See full summary »
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Georges and Anne are in their eighties. They are cultivated, retired music teachers. Their daughter, who is also a musician, lives abroad with her family. One day, Anne has an attack. The couple's bond of love is severely tested.
Still Walking is a family drama about grown children visiting their elderly parents, which unfolds over one summer day. The aging parents have lived in the family home for decades. Their son and daughter return for a rare family reunion, bringing their own families with them. They have gathered to commemorate the tragic death of the eldest son, who drowned in an accident fifteen years ago. Although the roomy house is as comforting and unchanging as the mother's homemade feast, everyone in the family has subtly changed. Written by
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a family reunion in memory of a person. a brother. a sister. theirs families. the parents. a prey-guest. feelings, dialogs, emotional walls. all in Japanese manner. all as circle of a rite. and traces of meeting. more than a movie, Aruitemo aruitemo is a picture. of family relationships., shadow of generations, values, gentle cruelty, generous gifts, images about the other, yellow butterflies, tombs and the words behind walk to home. it is, in same measure, a window. to the sense, common sense of existence. for the bricks of silence and wind of impressions. for colors of profound emotions who becomes cell for soul of an old doctor or for devoted wife. for a son who remains in very large measure stranger, for a daughter who create a future who change universe of her parents. like in case of tea, important in this case remains final taste. as heart of colors, sounds, impressions.
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