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Directed by Yasuo Furuhata
Japan, 1995


In spite of a longstanding tradition forbidding women from working in a sake brewery, Retsu, a young blind woman, challenges herself to overcome her disability in order to save her family’s sake business.

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Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1996 | Winner: Best New Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1996 | 3 wins including: Best Actress

1996 | 11 nominations including: Best Film

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