47th Japanese Cinema Festival
11–15 December 2013
Japanese Embassy in Russia
Железная дорога – 2. Посвящается всем взрослым, которые не умеют выразить свою любовь
Railways: Ai o tsutaerare nai otona-tachi e
Director: Masatoshi Kurakata
Cast: Takashi Tsukamoto, Kimiko Yo, Kazuko Yoshiyuki
Translation: Russian subtitles
Time: 2 hours 3 minutes
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
13 December, Friday