A family story of a very special kind. The mother earns a living as a spirit guide for the deceased at their funerals: she was never at home, always out and about with her girlfriends ...
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Listen the inner voice of the one you love while she is traveling through the boundary between life and death. In Taiwan medical students call the dead body used for medical dissection "the... See full summary »
after their twenty-something son moves out Yohei, a school teacher, and his wife Miyoko may begin a new phase in their lives. Yohei is taken aback, however, when he comes across divorce ... See full summary »
Living by a river, a father and son make their living by fishing every day. The little boy, Ca, contracts a serious illness. The treatment is very expensive. Will the father be able to catch enough fish to pay for it?
Tamiko used to be a very good ping pong player as a child, but she is now twenty-eight years old and left the sport behind. Her mother Hanako had taught her how to play imposing discipline ... See full summary »
A family story of a very special kind. The mother earns a living as a spirit guide for the deceased at their funerals: she was never at home, always out and about with her girlfriends instead. The daughter now goes to great lengths to attempt to understand her mother. A cosmos opens before us, one which manages to be of universal cultural significance and extremely intimate at the same time. Written by