47th Japanese Cinema Festival

Saint Petersburg


11–15 December 2013

Japanese Embassy in Russia
Japan Foundation

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Железная дорога – 2. Посвящается всем взрослым, которые не умеют выразить свою любовь
Railways: Ai o tsutaerare nai otona-tachi e

Country: Japan
Year: 2011
Director: Masatoshi Kurakata
Cast: Takashi Tsukamoto, Kimiko Yo, Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Genre: drama
Language: Japanese
Translation: Russian subtitles
Time: 2 hours 3 minutes
Возраст: +

Railway driver Toru Takishima works everyday without thinking about anything else. He just realizes he is 59 years-old with only month to go for mandatory retirement. His wife Sawako has always supported him as a faithful housewife. She is 55-years-old. The couple prepare to start a new life in their retirement years.

One day, Sawako declares that she will work again as a nurse. She quit her job prior to their marriage. Toru doesn't understand his wife's desire to go back to work. They argue over the matter and Sawako leaves their home. A crack in their relationship gets wider. Finally, Sawako asks for a divorce.

Awards and festivals:

Japanese Academy Award Nomination - Best Actor
Kinema Junpo Awards - Best Supproting Actress



Saint Petersburg: Rodina

13 December, Friday

17:20 Railways: Ai o tsutaerare nai otona-tachi e