Memories Of Matsuko
Nominated for nine Japanese Academy Awards
Running Time: 130 mins
Retail Price: £14.99
Release Date: 2009
Content Type: Movie
When the body of a female tramp is found in the park, her nephew, Shou, is called upon to clean out her abandoned apartment. He unwittingly embarks upon a surprising journey through the extraordinary life of his aunt, Matsuko, a starry-eyed female searching for her prince.
A collision of visually stunning hues and Bob Fosse-like musical set pieces, this Amelie-esque fairytale gracefully glides through the decades from the 50s to the 80s. Miki Nakatani displays an award winning performance as Matsuko, engaging the audience with her touching portrayal of life.
30 Minute Making Of Documentary
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1.85:1 letterbox widescreen
Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Japanese
Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo Japanese
Director of Photography:
Third Window Films