Hotori no Sakuko

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Before 18 year old Sakuko starts university, she visits her aunt Mikie in a seemingly sleepy coastal Japanese town. Mikie meets up with old flame Ukichi who now manages the local love motel, whilst Sakuko gets to know a young Fukushima refugee who works there. A web of relationships evolve throughout the summer with a tone flitting between poetic teenage whimsy and raw human anxiety.

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What a lovely film.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

[A] melancholic and often touching drama ...

Apr 26, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Fukada shows flashes of Rohmeresque wit. But, for all his allusions to art and politics, he is currently a better image-maker (in conjunction with cinematographer Kenichi Negishi) than a storyteller.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Hardly a knock-out, but effective where it counts.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The spirit of Éric Rohmer blows like a head-clearing breeze through every frame of this latest film from the Japanese director Koji Fukada - a little-known talent in this country, although this is the best reason yet to discover him.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Though it may deliver scant resolution, Au revoir l'été is at least a stroll by the waters worth taking.

Apr 20, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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