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Release Date: September 01, 2006Running Time: 108 mins.
MPAA Rating: PGBox Office: $251,585.00
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Period

Ken Takakura
Wen Jiang
Li Jiamin
Shinobu Terajima

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For the first time in many years, Takata Gou-ichi takes the bullet train to Tokyo from the quiet fisherman's village where he lives on the northwest coast of Japan. His daughter-in-law, Rie, had telephoned to tell him that his son, Ken-ichi is seriously ill, and asking for his father. But when he arrives in the city, Takata finds that Rie was not entirely truthful: Ken-ichi has been hospitalized, but after years of painful estrangement, he still refuses to see Takata. Crushed, the old man quietly slips out of the hospital, but not before Rie gives him a videotape to watch. What Takata sees on the tape, Rie hopes, will help him get to know his son again. Takata plays the tape and learns that ... Full Summary >>