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Sweet bean / Comme des Cinemas, Nagoya Broadcasting Network, Twenty Twenty Vision present ; a film by Naomi Kawase.

Kawase, Naomi. (Added Author). Sawada, Masa. (Added Author). Fukushima, Koichiro. (Added Author). Oyama, Yoshito. (Added Author). Kiki, Kirin, 1943- (Added Author). Nagase, Masatoshi, 1966- (Added Author). Uchida, Kyara. (Added Author). Hadjadj, David. (Added Author). Sukegawa, Durian. (Added Author). Kino Lorber, Inc. (Added Author). Comme des Cinémas (Firm). (Added Author). Nagoya Terebi Hōsō. (Added Author). Twenty Twenty Vision Filmproduktion. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library DVD FOREIGN Sweet (Text) 31208911949867 new dvd Available -
West Lafayette Public Library - West Lafayette DVD SWE (Text) 31951004156037 Main Floor - New Arrivals In process -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Kino Lorber, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Videodisc release of the 2015 motion picture.
Based on the novel An by Durian Sukegawa.
Bonus features include a 2015 short film by Naomi Kawase: Uso (Lies).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Produced by Masa Sawada, Koichiro Fukushima, and Yoshito Oyama; written and directed by Naomi Kawase; director of photography, Shigeki Akiyama; editor, Tina Baz; music, David Hadjadj.
Participant or Performer Note: Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida.
Summary, etc.: Baker Sentaro's business enjoys new success when his new 76-year-old assistant Tokue shares her recipe for the sweet red bean paste used in the bakery's dorayaki pancakes, but another of Tokue's secrets may bring their happy work life to an early end.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, NTSC; 2.35:1, 16x9; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo.
Language Note: In Japanese with optional English subtitles.
Subject: Bakers > Japan > Drama.
Older women > Japan > Drama.
Pancakes, waffles, etc. > Japan > Drama.
Restaurants > Japan > Drama.
Japan > Social life and customs > Drama.
Intergenerational relations > Japan > Drama.
Foreign films > Japan.
Motion pictures, Japanese.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Feature films.

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