, 1h46 Réalisé parMasahiro Shinoda GenresDrame, Romance ThèmesSexualité, Homosexualité, LGBT, LGBT, Lesbianisme ActeursKaoru Yachigusa, Sō Yamamura, Haruko Sugimura, Misako Watanabe, Kei Yamamoto Rôle Taichiro Ôki Note70% Many years ago Toshio Ôki (So Yamamura), who was approaching middle age, had a relation to 16-year-old Otoko (Kaoru Yachigusa). She got pregnant, but the child was stillborn. Their relation stopped at the same time. Much later Ôki had become a famous writer, not least because of a novel about this love story. Otoko had become a famous painter. But she had never overcome the double early trauma and had become a Lesbian. Her favourite student and beloved one was the beautiful Keiko (Mariko Kaga). Twenty four years after the early love Ôki goes from Tokyo to Kyoto to meet Otoko. The meeting is polite with secret emotional shadows. Keiko makes a plan. She intends to seduce Ôki, become pregnant, bear Ôki's child and give it to Otoko. She hopes that Otoko may thereby get rid of her trauma. But she also wants to take her revenge on the man who had harmed her beloved. Secretly she gets acquainted with Ôki's son, invites him to Kyoto and seduces him. Then she calls his parents and tells that he had promised to marry her. Horrified they take the first plane to Kyoto. Meanwhile, she takes the son on boating, arranges an accident, and drowns him. It is close that she herself would also die.
Réalisé parKaneto Shindō GenresDrame ThèmesMettant en scène une sirène ActeursTaiji Tonoyama, Nobuko Otowa, Kei Satō, Kei Yamamoto Rôle Sankichi Note69% A ship loses all means of navigation in a storm. The crew become increasingly desperate as food and water run out. The captain, Kamegoro (Taiji Tonoyama), prays to the sailor's god Kompira to rescue them and rations their food and water. His grandson, Sankichi (Kei Yamamoto), follows his grandfather, but the other two crew members, Hachizo (Kei Sato) and Gorosuke (Nobuko Otowa) rebel and insist on eating their rations of food all at once.