An DVD Standard Edition

Japanese Movie

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Release Date March 16, 2016
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Catalog No.PCBP-53461
JAN/ISBN 4988013509788
Product Type DVD
TV Standard NTSC
Number of Discs 1
Color Color
Running Time 113minutes
Original Release Year 2015
Layers single-sided/dual-layered
Aspect Ratio(s) 16:9
Region 2
Subtitles Japanese
Audio Track Japanese Dolby Digital 5.1ch Surround
Japanese Dolby Digital 2ch Stereo


One of Japanese great filmmakers, Naomi Kawase's film "An (Sweet Red Bean Paste)" comes out on DVD. The story is based on the novel of the same name written by Tetsuya Akikawa. Stars Kirin Kiki. The film was selected to open the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.

Plot: Sentaro eventually became the manager of a dorayaki bakery store and now lives the drudgery of daily life. One day, he hires an old woman, Tokue who begs for the job. Sweet red bean paste to fill the dorayaki she makes are amazingly delicious and, the store flourishes. However a rumor bring a substantial change to their lives...
Special Feature / Bonus Track: trailer(s)

Description in Japanese

あん DVD スタンダード・エディション / 邦画

日本を代表する女優・樹木希林主演。ドリアン助川の同名小説「あん」を、世界を舞台に創作活動を続ける監督・河瀬直美が映画化。永瀬正敏、内田伽羅、市原悦子など豪華キャストで贈る感動作。主題歌は秦基博が手掛ける。第68回カンヌ国際映画祭「ある視点」部門オープニング作品。 ――たくさんの涙を越えて、生きていく意味を問いかける「私達はこの世を見る為に、聞くために、生まれてきた。この世は、ただそれだけを望んでいた。・・・だとすれば、何かになれなくても、私たちには生きる意味があるのよ。」 縁あってどら焼き屋「どら春」の雇われ店長として単調な日々をこなしていた千太郎 (永瀬正敏)。そのお店の常連である中学生のワカナ (内田伽羅)。ある日、その店の求人募集の貼り紙をみて、そこで働くことを懇願する一人の老女、徳江 (樹木希林)が現れ、どらやきの粒あん作りを任せることに。徳江の作った粒あんはあまりに美味しく、みるみるうちに店は繁盛。しかし心ない噂が、彼らの運命を大きく変えていく・・・。
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