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Close-Knit (Karera ga honki de amu toki wa) (2017)

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Toma Ikuta Toma Ikuta
Eiko Koike Eiko Koike
Misako Tanaka Misako Tanaka

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Naoko Ogigami Naoko Ogigami


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Description: One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio's place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio's mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of p ... (more)
Release date: 25 February 2017
Tags: Transgender (1), Japan (1)
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Kurkkuharja rated this 8/10 1 month ago
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My movie year 2017 (533 movies items)

"21.9. (Teatteri/DCP) (HIFF) Japseissa, etenkin maaseudulla trans-jutut ovat tabu. Close-Knit puolestaan on maassa tehty draama aiheesta. Euroopassa tästä saataisiin kaiketi aikaiseksi sitä samaa propagandapaskaa, mitä esimerkiksi Voima-lehti meille tarjoaa (enhän kärjistänyt mitenkään? Sori, alkanee mennä hermot tähän nykypäivän stalinismiin), Naoko Ogigamin ohjaama teos puolestaan on elämänläheinen, kaunis ja haikea. Vaikka leffasta löytyy vaivaannuttavammat hetkensä – kut"

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