When his daughter is murdered by her classmate, a grieving father and widower (Masahiro Kobayashi) starts a new life in northern Japan. At a local inn, he realizes that a cook (Makiko Watanabe) is the mother of his daughter's murderer, and an unlikely bond develops between them. Japanese indie auteur Kobayashi directs himself in this tense drama, winner of the Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival.
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- Masahiro Kobayashi
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
Japanese: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it