A story of loving, understanding irony, concerning two families who live side by side in the suburbs of Tokyo and a returning, married sister who makes a play for the boy next door. A study in gradually shifting personal relationships.
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I always find It's amazing how I can relate so much to a film that is not only set within a different culture to my own, but a completely different era. A great example of "the poetry of everyday life" and a presentation of the moments in life that seem to be mundane, but affect us heavily.