Hanawa is serving a sentence in a minimum-security prison. Life in the jail is rigid and organized, eventually leading all of Hanawa’s cellmates to abandon their individuality. Hanawa lasts longer than the others, but a stint in solitary confinement leads him to the same state.
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A gentle film about savouring the small moments that we all take for granted in the outside world. The prisoners delight in eating, take pride the most tedious of work and fastidiously tidy their 'habitat'. They value the small moments and revel in the trivial that distracts them from their very regimented days.