20 years ago, an elementary school student falls on an island in the northern tip of Hokkaido. A teacher and 6 students makes contact through songs. What happened to the student who fell? ...
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Kazu works for family at a café. There is a belief that occupying a specific table seat at a table allows the occupant to travel back in time. While the traveller can choose the destination... See full summary »
Hiroshi Takamura has a wife, Hatsuno, and a son Akira. One day, Hiroshi's old friend, Eisuke Okiyama, comes back to his hometown. After Hiroshi learns about Eisuke's past, he decides to take his job and family more seriously.
Rookie movie director Koichi and his crew travels to the mountain village of Yamamura to film his next movie. The villagers are eventually enlisted to help film the movie and, in particular... See full summary »
A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.
Growing up a girl dreamt of behind her family's traditional values and the island they live on. Her dreams were not realized and it is too late now that she has her own family. A man ... See full summary »
The Tokyo Olympics are about to open, and Rynosuke Chagawa is excited to receive a new TV set to watch the upcoming events. His wife Hiromi is pregnant and he has built a second level on ... See full summary »
Written by Ang Lee ("Brokeback Mountain") and director Sylvia Chang, this film tells the story of a woman who pays a gambler to marry her for a green card. As Siao and her boyfriend, Gang, ... See full summary »
Majime, an eccentric man in publishing company, who has unique ability of words, joins the team that will compile a new dictionary, 'The Great Passage.' In the eclectic team, he becomes ... See full summary »
20 years ago, an elementary school student falls on an island in the northern tip of Hokkaido. A teacher and 6 students makes contact through songs. What happened to the student who fell? The teacher returns 20 years later to meet with her former students.Written by