Taeko Okajima lives a nondescript life in Tokyo performing office duties in the day and then coming home in the evening to listen to her mother’s remarks on the phone about her unmarried status. In a bid to escape the monotony, Taeko decides to visit the countryside she once loved as a child and spend time on a safflower farm run by relations of hers. But her journey awakens memories she thought she had long abandoned, and Taeko must once again decide the kind of person she truly wants to be.
Story: This film just irritates me to the point of insanity!!! D:< and why? Because it started off so good, but then it turned utterly RUBBISH, then it improved again for about 20 minutes at the conclusion then suddenly got a really awful ending. The first hour or so of this film is just Taeko looking back on her life as a child- I found this part to be immensely interesting, way better than any other... read more