Ripples

Naoko Ogigami, 2023 (120m)

Ripples

Yoriko lives a quiet, uneventful life with her husband Osamu, son Takuya and ailing father-in-law. But when the 2011 earthquake hits, Osamu - terrified of radiation poisoning - flees his home and family. Years later, Yoriko has moved on, spending her time maintaining a pristine rock garden. But when a dishevelled and ailing Osamu unexpectedly reappears, Yoriko’s path to inner peace and liberation is rudely interrupted… Director Naoko Ogigami (Rent-a-Cat, Close-Knit) delivers a blackly comic, frequently surprising film that soars thanks to a masterful lead performance from Mariko Tsutsui (Harmonium).

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