In the city of Kaitan, during the winter, the local shipyard is downsized and workers are laid off. Futa (Pistol Takehara) lives with his younger sister Honami (Mitsuki Tanimura. He loses ... See full summary »

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Honami Igawa
Pistol Takehara ...
Futa Igawa
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Haruo Meguro (as Ryô Kase)
Kaho Minami ...
Haruyo Hika
Masaki Miura ...
Hiroshi Hagiya
Takashi Yamanaka ...
Makoto Kudou
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Ryuzo Hika
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Morio Agata
Yûko Itô
Hiromi Kuronuma
Ayako Moriya
Aki Nakazato
Shigeki Nishibori
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In the city of Kaitan, during the winter, the local shipyard is downsized and workers are laid off. Futa (Pistol Takehara) lives with his younger sister Honami (Mitsuki Tanimura. He loses his job at the shipyard and, feeling uneasy about their situation, goes with Honami to see the sunrise on a nearby mountainside for New Year's Day. Makoto (Takashi Yamanaka), a new city hall employee, visits the only remaining house in a redevelopment area. The home belongs to a 70-year-old woman,Toki (Aki Nakazato) who lives with her cat and a few animals in her backyard. Toki refuses to vacate the land and Makoto tries to persuade her that she will be forcibly evicted. 49-year-old Ryuzo (Kaoru Kobayashi) works in a small planetarium, while his relationship with his wife Haruyo (Haruyo Hika) and teenage son is deteriorating. Haruyo finds release by working as a hostess in a cabaret. Haruo (Ryo Kase)has taken over the operation of his father's gas company, but he worries about the state of his ... Written by Anon.

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