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Close-knit Karera ga honki de amu toki wa,

6.1 / 353 votes

BFI London Film Festival Release Date

Saturday 14th October 2017
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Age rating / classification to be confirmed.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown at BFI London Film Festival on 15th October 2017.
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Directed by:

Written by:

Genre:

Drama

Language:

Japanese

Runtime:

2 hours 7 minutes (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

One spring Hiromi, who is the mother of an 11-year-old girl Tomo, left home for the umpteenth time. Tomo is accustomed to such a mother and as always went to Makio's place. He is a brother of Hiromi and has lived with Rinko, a pretty girlfriend. Actually, Rinko is a transwoman. She works as a caregiver in a nursing home where Makio's mother Sayuri who suffers from dementia is living. Rinko makes a delicious meal and sometimes cuddles Tomo. She is a little confused, but Tomo, Rinko and Makio start to live a life together. One day Rinko teaches Tomo to knit to control her temper. Rinko was also taught by her mother at the age of puberty when she struggled with her sexuality. A daughter neglected by her mother. A gentle uncle and his transgender lover. An angsty boy who recognizes a sense of himself as a gay - A warm "knitting" reorganizes unconventional family.

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Close-knit Cast

Tôma Ikuta

Tôma Ikuta headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

Eiko Koike

Eiko Koike headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 5¼" (1.66 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

Mugi Kadowaki

Mugi Kadowaki headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

Kenta Kiritani

Kenta Kiritani headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

Unknown

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

Noriko Eguchi

Noriko Eguchi headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

Shûji Kashiwabara

Shûji Kashiwabara headshot

Date of Birth:

Unknown

Real Name:

Unknown

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)

Recent/Upcoming Films:

Close-knit

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