Director: Ryôta Nakano
Cast: Rie Miyazawa, Hana Sugisaki, Aoi Itô, Yukiko Shinohara, Tarô Suruga, Tôri Matsuzaka
Genre: comedy, drama
Runtime: 125 min.
A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months. She needs to complete her tasks in that short time frame. She needs to retrieve her husband who has vanished and get the family business restarted. She needs to help her daughter be able to pick after herself. Will the family bonds grow stronger or wither?
Awards & Festivals:
Awards of the Japanese Academy — Newcomer of Year, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
Kinema Junpo Awards — Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress
Hochi Film Awards — Best Film, Best Supporting Actress, Best New Talent
Blue Ribbon Awards — Best Supporting Actress
Portland International Film Festival — Best New Director