Yuuichi Okano is a baby boomer born and raised in Nagasaki, Japan. His bald-head looks like a pecoross, a small onion. His Mother, Mitsue has dementia that began soon after her husband, Satoru, passed away 10 years ago…The film depicts their daily life that is full of humor and sweet sorrow. The theme of this film is nursing care and dementia that take up as serious social issue in Japan; the aging of population is advancing rapidly. But the Director, Azuma Morisaki, the age of 85, he is now the oldest active film director in Japan, got through with this film as the light and heart-warming movie.
Cast: Ryo Iwamatsu, Harue Akagi
Director: Azuma Morisaki
Producer: Katsuhiko Muraoka
Japanese with English subtitles
May 10 (Sat.) 2:00pm (New Gardena Hotel)
May 17 (Sat.) 11:00am (Irvine Starplex Cinema)
May 18 (Sun.) 3:00pm (MOPA @ Balboa Park San Diego)
*We do not send ticket. Please print out your receipt, and bring at will call desk. *Complimentary admission to MOPA with your screening ticket on May 18th.