MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 8,543 this week

After the Flowers (2010)
"Hana no ato" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  13 March 2010 (Japan)
6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 127 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(short story), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - Guardians of the Galaxy

In the latest episode of IMDb: What to Watch, Keith Simanton talks with director James Gunn and actors Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Vin Diesel about their movie Guardians of the Galaxy.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 50 titles
created 22 Jun 2011
 
a list of 26 titles
created 03 Jan 2012
 
a list of 2073 titles
created 19 Mar 2012
 
a list of 93 titles
created 27 Feb 2013
 
a list of 55 titles
created 11 Jul 2013
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: After the Flowers (2010)

After the Flowers (2010) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of After the Flowers.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Familia (2005)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

This emotionally-charged story of mothers and daughters explores beauty, addiction, and family. It asks the question--is it possible to change your destiny? Canada. French w/Eng. subtitles. Winner - Toronto FF, Winner Canadian Oscars.

Director: Louise Archambault
Stars: Sylvie Moreau, Macha Grenon, Juliette Gosselin
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Edwige Fenech plays the sexy private teacher of Franco (Alfredo Pea) who immediately falls madly in love with her. Franco tries and tries to seduce her by faking his own suicide.

Director: Nando Cicero
Stars: Edwige Fenech, Vittorio Caprioli, Alfredo Pea
Summer Clouds (1958)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A war widow with a young boy manages a farm with her bossy mother-in-law. When a reporter comes to interview her... See full synopsis »

Director: Mikio Naruse
Stars: Chikage Awashima, Michiyo Aratama, Kumi Mizuno
Certificate: GP Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

When the daughter of Simon Crawford, a successful barrister, is killed in what seems to be a hit and run accident, and the police are unable to find the culprit, Crawford swears that he ... See full summary »

Director: Ray Milland
Stars: Ray Milland, Sylvia Syms, Felix Aylmer
One. Two. One (2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

In a society where all social customs are based on the beauty of a woman, her challenge is to find self confidence and inner beauty despite having lost her physical beauty.

Director: Mania Akbari
Stars: Neda Amiri, Payam Dehkordi, Hassan Majooni
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Director: Yoshihiro Ishikawa
Stars: Shôzaburô Date, Namiji Matsuura, Noriko Kitazawa
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story, seduced by the charms of a young widow, and ... See full summary »

Director: Yorgos Javellas
Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Ilia Livykou, Mimis Fotopoulos
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  
Director: José Bénazéraf
Stars: Marina Nicolaïdes, Georges Planchon, Georges Claess
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A bad cop is engaged in a violent chase to catch a yakuza boss. In his absence his wife runs away with another man, who turns out to be the very same man that her husband is hunting. Once ... See full summary »

Director: Watanabe Yusuke
Stars: Yoshio Harada, Otaki Hideji, Naoko Ohtani
Uncle Vanya (1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Stuart Burge
Stars: Michael Redgrave, Max Adrian, Lewis Casson
Libidomania (1979)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Director: Bruno Mattei
Stars: Christa Free, Norbert Gastell, Esther Moser
Matataki (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A young woman named Izumi (Keiko Kitagawa) suffers the loss of her boyfriend Junichi (Masaki Okada), who died from a fatal motorcycle accident. The shock from her boyfriend's sudden death ... See full summary »

Director: Itsumichi Isomura
Stars: Keiko Kitagawa, Nene Ohtsuka, Masaki Okada
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Ito
Shuntarô Miyao
Ennosuke Ichikawa IV ...
(as Kamejiro Ichikawa)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jun Kunimura
Masahiro Kômoto
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 2010 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

After the Flowers  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Hana no ato
Performed by Yo Hitoto
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Another Excellent Samurai Saga by Shuhei Fujisawa
24 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hana no Ato takes on the form of a story told by Ito in her advanced age to her grand children about episode she had when she was a young woman.

Ito (Keiko Kitagawa) is a young girl who is betrothed to Saisuke ( Masahiro Komoto). She's also a master swordsman who no one could beat. Magoshiro (Shuntaro Miyao) is head swordsman at a Haga kendo school. Just the other day, Ito challenged the students at Haga kendo school and defeated everyone there. Magoshiro was not present at the time, but he meets Ito at a cherry blossom festival in the castle. Upon meeting her, he requests to have a match with her. Ito eagerly accepts his request. Few days later Magoshiro comes to Ito's house for the match. They fight at the inner yard. Magoshiro bests Ito, and Ito is smitten by Magoshito's attitude of not treating her as a mere girl. From there Ito falls in love, but Ito is already engaged to Saisuke. Also Magoshiro is of low stature within the clan. Ito is from an upper class family, and they don't match. Few month later Magoshiro is forced to commit seppuku due to treachery of Kageiyu Fujii (Kamejiro Ichikawa). Ito learns about the truth behind Magoshiro's death from Saisuke, and decides to avenge his death by challenging Kageiyu to a duel.

The story is based on a short novel by Shuhei Fujisawa. Fujisawa has few other excellent samurai sagas such as Hisshiken Torisashi, Bushi no Ichibun, and Kakushiken Oni no Tsume all of which became excellent samurai movies. His signature style is mixture of human drama with unusual skills each of the main character possesses. The story in this movie is no exception.

Hana no ato is an excellent drama and is recommended for viewing along with other movies based on Fujisawa's novels.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
title translation elzosmid
Discuss After the Flowers (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?