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1 episode (120 min)



Sixth grader Renko is excited at first when her father finds a new apartment. When she finally realizes that her parents are contemplating divorce and her mother tries to lead her into a ‘brand new life’, Renko takes matters into her own hands. Just before the official divorce, Renko borrows her mother’s bank card and books a trip to Lake Biwa in an attempt to relive and rekindle the love her family felt during their summer vacation there the year before. Finally, Renko realizes that she cannot physically reunite her parents although they are united in their love for her.

・Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor - 18th Annual Hochi Film Awards
・Best Japanese Film, Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor - 48th Annual Mainichi Film Competition
・Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor, No. 2 in the Top Ten Films, Viewers’ Choice for Best Director of a Japanese Film - 1993 Cinema Finals Awards
・1993 Culture Ministry Prize for Film
・1993 Arts and Literature Ministers Award (Director Shinji Somai)


Tomoko Tabata

Junko Sakurada

Kiichi Nakai

Tsurube Shofukutei

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