Tawako's boyfriend is not her kind, but she puts up with it in exchange for shelter. Her old boyfriend of almost a decade ago is long gone, and was also not nice, but like most girls she still reminisces about him and is attracted to his bad ways. Enter Mizushima who reminds Tawako of her old boyfriend, but soon more transpires to remind the girl of her old relationship.
Did You Know?
The director Kazuya Shiraishi was available for a Q&A following the film's premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) and informed the audience that there are several Buddhist references and concepts strewn throughout the plot. See more