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Pekorosu no haha ni ai ni iku (2013)

Yuuichi Okano is a baby boomer born and raised in Nagasaki, Japan. His bald-head looks like a pecoross, a small onion. His Mother, Mitsue has dementia that began soon after her husband, ... See full summary »

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Satoru Okano (as Ryô Kase)
Mitsuko Baishô ...
Mitsue
Yôichi Nukumizu
Sahel Rosa
Ryô Iwamatsu ...
Pekorosu
Harue Akagi ...
Mitsue Okano
Kiwako Harada ...
Young mitsue
Hitomi Harukaze
Yûzô Imai
Tengai Shibuya
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Yuuichi Okano is a baby boomer born and raised in Nagasaki, Japan. His bald-head looks like a pecoross, a small onion. His Mother, Mitsue has dementia that began soon after her husband, Satoru, passed away 10 years ago... The film depicts their daily life that is full of humor and sweet sorrow. The theme of this film is nursing care and dementia that take up as serious social issue in Japan; the aging of population is advancing rapidly. But the Director, Azuma Morisaki, the age of 85, he is now the oldest active film director in Japan, got through with this film as the light and heart-warming movie. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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16 November 2013 (Japan)  »

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Pecoross' Mother and Her Days  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Azuma Morisaki, 85 as of the release, who directed the film that focuses on dementia, had also been diagnosed as possible vascular dementia months before the filming. See more »

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