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5 Ratings



Directed by Kaneto Shindô
Japan, 2003
Drama, Comedy


At the grand old age of 92, master filmmaker Shindo Kaneto (The Island, Onibaba) presents his 36th film.
In a desolate, pioneer village in postwar northern Japan, a 37-year-old mother, Yumie (Otake Shinobu), and her 17-year-old daughter, Emiko (Ito Ayumi), live a solitary existence.

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