I am a 44-year-old man trying to build an ordinary family with my second wife. But when she becomes pregnant, the eldest stepdaughter becomes openly rebellious. Feeling stifled, I ask my wife to abort the baby…
After producing and directing the documentary programs at NHK, her directorial debut was in 2009 with “Shisei: Nihohitsuki no Gotoku.” She wrote and directed subsequent features “Bread of Happiness” (2012) and “A Drop of the Grapevine” (2014). “A Drop of the Grapevine” was an official selection of the 38th Montreal World Film Festival’s World Greats section, and was highly acclaimed internationally. 2015 saw the release of “a stitch of life", and “Night’s Tightrope” was released in 2016.