Director Naomi Kawase
Starring Kirin Kiki, Masatoshi Nagase, Kyara Uchida
The owner of a dorayaki pancake stall, a man with a troubled past, is confronted with an odd but sympathetic elderly woman looking for work. A taste of her homemade bean jelly convinces him to hire her, which starts a relationship that is about much more than just street food.
“A subtle treat, Sweet Bean is an unusual and interesting gentle pleasure.” – Sunday Independent
Average = 7.08
A beautiful poignant film, excellent.
Sweet but slow.
Touching and thoughtful but a bit slow.
As beautiful as the cherry blossom.
Loved watching the food being prepared, but otherwise very slow.