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The Old Capital (2016)

Koto (original title)
Chieko Sanda has operated a dry goods store in Kyoto for the past 20 years. Her family has owned the store for generations. Chieko is conflicted on whether her daughter Mai will take over her position with the changing of times.

Director:

Yûki Saitô

Writers:

Yasunari Kawabata (based on the novel by), Yasunori Matake (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Yasuko Matsuyuki
Ai Hashimoto Ai Hashimoto
Riko Narumi
Reina Aoi Reina Aoi
Anna Aoi Anna Aoi
Shôno Hayama
Asahi Kurizuka Asahi Kurizuka
Tsuyoshi Ihara
Eiji Okuda Eiji Okuda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alain Buron Alain Buron ... Emile
Takaya Sakoda Takaya Sakoda
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Chieko Sanda has operated a dry goods store in Kyoto for the past 20 years. Her family has owned the store for generations. Chieko is conflicted on whether her daughter Mai will take over her position with the changing of times. Mai is a college student and has not decided whether to take another job or take over the dry goods store. Meanwhile, Mitsuko Nakata runs a forestry in the outskirts of Kyoto. Mitsuko is Chieko Sanda's twin sister, but they were separated at an early age. Mitsuko is in serious financial difficulties. Mituko's daughter, Yui, has talent in art and she goes to France. There, Yui feels a sense of powerlessness. Mitsuko notices and goes to Paris to see her daughter. Mai travels to Paris to take part in an event to show Japanese culture. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

24 February 2017 (Taiwan) See more »

Also Known As:

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