Kitigawa suffers panic attacks. His girlfriend Shizu tries to get through to him, but Kitigawa seems to seek help from a suspect source. The lengthy silences are eloquent. A painful statement about the demise of a relationship.
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If Raymond Carver had written plays and lived in Japan, this is what he would have created. Unlike any number of overrated movies, _The Soup, One Morning_ really is closely observed, and leaves things unsaid that are nevertheless something to say. And while no one loves SD video, the meaning of the images comes through clearly.