A welcome re-release of the sublime 1995 debut feature film from acclaimed Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, director of Our Little Sister and Shoplifters.

Yumiko is troubled by the notion that she brings death to people close to her. Following the loss of her grandmother and husband, she remarries and begins to find happiness anew. But on a return to her old home for her brother's wedding, a flood of troubling memories begins to haunt her.

In Japanese with English subtitles.

Running time: 2h09, including ads and trailers.

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