Sweet Bean

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Sweet Bean's deliberate pace demands patience, but the satisfying simplicity of its story -- and Kirin Kiki's absorbing performance -- yield an array of riches well worth the wait.

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A baker's (Masatoshi Nagase) business takes off when he hires an eccentric 76-year-old woman (Kirin Kiki) who specializes in making dorayaki pancakes.

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  • Apr 30, 2016
    Lovely movie. Quite sad by the end, but also very moving with flawed but engaging characters. I loved the scenes with the Sakura too.
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