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- Movie: Chronicle Of My Mother (English title)
- Romaji: Waga Haha no Ki
- Japanese: わが母の記
- Director: Masato Harada
- Writer: Yasushi Inoue (novel), Masato Harada
- Producer: Yoshio Ishizuka
- Cinematographer: Akiko Ashizawa
- World Premiere: August 27, 2011 (Montreal World Film Festival)
- Release Date: April 28, 2012
- Runtime: 119 min.
- Genre: Drama / Family / Elderly / Award Winning
- Distributor: Shochiku
- Language: Japanese
- Country: Japan
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©
"Chronicles Of My Mother" recounts the relationship of an author (Koji Yakusho) and his elderly parents. The author has a strained relationship with his father and his mother's (Kirin Kiki) memory grows weaker by the day. A reconciliation is attempted by the son.
- Based on the auto-biographical novel "Chronicle of My Mother" by Yasushi Inoue (published 1977).
- Filming starts February, 2011 and takes place in Shizuoka, Japan.
Additional Cast Members:
- 2011 (35th) Montreal World Film Festival - August 18-August 28, 2011 - World Competition *World Premiere
- 2011 (16th) Busan International Film Festival - October 6-14, 2011 - Closing Film
- 2011 (47th) Chicago International Film Festival - October 6-20, 2011 - International Competition
- 2011 (31st) Hawaii International Film Festival - October 13-23, 2011 - Spotlight on Japan *U.S. Premiere
- 2011 (13th) Mumbai Film Festival - October 13-20, 2011 - Celebrate Age
- 2012 (14th) Taipei Film Festival - June 29 - July 21, 2012 - Panorama - Window On Asian Films
- 2012 (47th) Karlovy Vary International Film Festival - June 29-July 7, 2012 - Horizons
- 2012 (6th) JAPAN CUTS - July 12-28, 2012 - Focus on Koji Yakusho
- 2012 (9th) Hong Kong Asian Film Festival - November 2-November 18, 2012 - Cineaste Delights
- 2015 (28th) Tokyo International Film Festival - October 22-31, 2015 - Japan Now
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