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Inspired by Nobel Literature Prize-winner Yasunari Kawabata’s Soshiki no Meijin. Single mother Yukiko who lives with her son in Ibaraki, receives notice that her high school classmate Yoshida has passed away suddenly after returning from America. Old friends including Yoshida’s baseball teammate Toyokawa get together and decide to bring the coffin to their former high school and hold the wake at the school. They share stories about their lives since graduation and the mysteries around Yoshida’s death begin to reveal themselves.
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Japanese with English subtitles