A university art professor who is about to be promoted becomes friends with a student who, in turn, respects and admires his teacher. The two become involved in each others lives and the differences and similarities between their generations. One has long dreamt of lost opportunities and been entangled in memories of the war, the other is modern and forlorn and lacks stability and control. Written by
Did You Know?
This film bears the distinction of being the one listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as having been directed by the oldest filmmaker - esteemed veteran Art Director Takeo Kimura
, highly regarded for his frequent collaborations with Seijun Suzuki
- ever to make his feature-film directing debut. Kimura, who had only directed a few short films prior to this one, was 90 years old when this film was released. He died at the age of 91 in 2010. See more