Kako: My Sullen Past / Fukigen na Kako
Every day, Kako stares sullenly at the canal. She holds nothing of interest in the store runs by her family. One day, Kako’s aunt Mikiko, who was supposed to have died in a house explosion 16 years ago, suddenly shows up. Kako resents the idea of sharing room with Mikiko, but upon hearing about Mikiko’s  younger days as a radical bomb maker, she begins to admire her. Mikiko takes Kako and her niece, Kana, to trip together and find a site of some ruins. They dig up a supply used for bomb-making then carry out a detonation test. At that time, Mikiko makes a surprising confession and makes Kako begins to suspect Mikiko will disappear again. View film reviews
DIRECTOR Shiro Maeda
PRODUCERS Atsushi Moriyama / Toshikazu Nishigaya
SCREENPLAY Shiro Maeda
YEAR 2016
LENGTH 120 mins
CAST Kyoko Koizumi / Fumi Nikaido / Kengo Kora / Itsuji Itao / Yuki Yamada / Kumi Hyodo / Mochika Yamada / Mei Kurokawa / Ahmad Ali / Makoto Otake / Shigeru Saiki / Kitaro / Masayo Umezawa
CLASSIFICATION 17+
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Every day, Kako stares sullenly at the canal. She holds nothing of interest in the store runs by her family. One day, Kako’s aunt Mikiko, who was supposed to have died in a house explosion 16 years ago, suddenly shows up. Kako resents the idea of sharing room with Mikiko, but upon hearing about Mikiko’s  younger days as a radical bomb maker, she begins to admire her. Mikiko takes Kako and her niece, Kana, to trip together and find a site of some ruins. They dig up a supply used for bomb-making then carry out a detonation test. At that time, Mikiko makes a surprising confession and makes Kako begins to suspect Mikiko will disappear again.
DIRECTOR Shiro Maeda
PRODUCERS Atsushi Moriyama / Toshikazu Nishigaya
SCREENPLAY Shiro Maeda
YEAR 2016
LENGTH 120 mins
CAST Kyoko Koizumi / Fumi Nikaido / Kengo Kora / Itsuji Itao / Yuki Yamada / Kumi Hyodo / Mochika Yamada / Mei Kurokawa / Ahmad Ali / Makoto Otake / Shigeru Saiki / Kitaro / Masayo Umezawa
CLASSIFICATION 17+
[embed]https://youtu.be/0QOP3cTQZ3I[/embed]
View film reviews