6.4/10
100
0 user 1 critic
After her mother is suddenly hospitalized because she has terminal cancer Sakiko returns to her home town Tokushima at the foot of Mt. Bizan. The relationship between mother and daughter ... See full summary »

Director:

Isshin Inudô

Writers:

Masashi Sada (novel), Yukiko Yamamuro (screenplay)
Reviews
3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Nanako Matsushima ... Sakiko Kouno
Takao Osawa ... Daisuke Terasawa
Nobuko Miyamoto ... Ryuko Kouno
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Aya Enjôji Aya Enjôji ... Keiko Otani
Hirotarô Honda Hirotarô Honda ... Hideo Watanuki
Ken Kaneko Ken Kaneko ... Saburo Yoshino
Mika Koide
Manami Kurose Manami Kurose ... Sakiko Kouno - 14 years old
Toshiyuki Nagashima ... Shuhei Shimada
Takeo Nakahara ... Tsuyoshi Kobatake
Isao Natsuyagi ... Kojiro Shinozaki
Takayuki Takemoto Takayuki Takemoto
Tatsuo Yamada Tatsuo Yamada ... Kenichi Matsuyama
Edit

Storyline

After her mother is suddenly hospitalized because she has terminal cancer Sakiko returns to her home town Tokushima at the foot of Mt. Bizan. The relationship between mother and daughter isn't good but still she nurses her mother at her sickbed. She always thought her mother was a cold person until her mother gives her a box full of love letters from her father who she never knew and she starts to understand her mother better. Her mothers last wish is to see the Awa Odori festival for the last time before she dies.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

based on novel | See All (1) »

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Version of Bizan (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Hotaru
Sung by Remioromen
Music & Words by Ryota Fujimaki
Arranged by Remioromen & Takeshi Kobayashi
Produced by Takeshi Kobayashi & Remioromen
See more »

User Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 May 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

眉山 See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokushima, Japan

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$9,259,157
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed