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Year: 2010
UK: Third Window Films
Cast: Hikari Mitsushima, Masashi Endo, Kira Aihara, Ryo Iwamatsu, Kotaro Shiga
Director: Yuya Ishii
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese (English subtitles)
UK: 112 mins
UK Certificate: 12A contains moderate sex references and language
UK Release Date: 8 July 2011 (Limited Release)


For the past five years, Sawako (Hikari Mitsushima) has been a Tokyo resident. She’s now in her fifth office job, and is dating her fifth boyfriend. Her current boyfriend, Kenichi (Masashi Endo) is also her boss, but though she lives with him and his daughter Kayoko (Kira Aihara) from a previous marriage, she is feeling increasingly stressed out with her career and love life situation.

When she hears that her father, Tadao (Kotaro Shiga), who runs a freshwater clam processing business in her hometown, has fallen ill, Sawako has her own reasons for delaying going back home, but she reluctantly returns at Kenichi's insistence. As Kenichi has recently left his job, he uses this opportunity to accompany Sawako, and brings his daughter along to, as she returns home…

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