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391 Ratings

Memories of Matsuko

Kiraware Matsuko no isshô

Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima
Japan, 2006
Comedy, Drama, Musical


Memories of Matsuko begins with Sho cleaning out the remaining belongings of his recently deceased aunt Matsuko. Sho gradually learns many details of his aunt’s life, and it is through his investigations that the audience learns the story of Matsuko’s past.

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Memories of Matsuko Directed by Tetsuya Nakashima

Awards & Festivals

Asian Film Awards

2007 | Winner: Best Actress

2007 | 2 nominations including: Best Production Designer

Kinema Junpo Awards

2007 | Winner: Best Actress

Terracotta Far East Film Festival

2007 | 3rd place: Audience Award

Fantasia Film Festival

2007 | Winner: Best Asian Film

2007 | 3rd place: Most Ground-Breaking Film

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