2015, Japan, 113’, Color, Japanese
Director: Naomi Kawase
Cast: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida, Miyoko Asada, Etsuko Ichihara
2015 Cannes Film Festival Un Certain Regard Nominee
A true heart to heart…Kawase’s exceptional cinematography, down to the last detail
The “manager” of a pancake stall finds himself confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly lady looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him, starting a relationship that is about much more than just street food.