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2011

Watashitachi no Natsu

Summer for the Living

わたしたちの夏

(c)2011 tough mama

(c)2011 tough mama

(c)2011 tough mama

(c)2011 tough mama

Release Date
August, 27th, 2011
Running Time
89 min
Genre
Drama , Feature
Color
Color
Screening Format
HDV,Blu-ray
Screen Size
HD (16:9)
Sound Processing
Dolby Digital
Subtitle
English

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tough mama

[ Distributor (Japan) ]

tough mama

[ Story ]

A humanistic drama about an encounter in the life of a woman around the age of 40, set during the Obon season when the living take time to reflect on the dead. Director Fukuma Kenji is also a poet and a university professor. Chikage (Yoshino Akira) is reunited with Shohei (Suzuki Tsunekichi), a man she once lived together with, and his daughter Saki (Kohara Saori). After several twists and turns, Chikage and Shohei come to share the same roof again, but Saki is unable to accept it. Then one year later during Obon, relations eventually thaw between Chikage and Saki.

[ Official Site ]

http://tough-mama.seesaa.net

[ Contact (International) ]

tough mama
4-4-30-306 Higashi, Kunitachi-shi, Tokyo 186-0002
Rep: FUKUMA Keiko
tel: +81-42-576-8296
fax: +81-42-576-8296
E-mail: k2xkkfm@samba.ocn.ne.jp

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