Our theater tends to be cold. You may want to bring with you a sweater or jacket.
A film by Naomi Kawase
Run Time: 113 min.
Release Date: 2015
Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki baker hires a kind ageing woman, after tasting her delicious surprise. Little by little, she unravels her beautiful inner world. Could she be holding the secret to his success? – IMDB
- Sweet Bean- New York Times Critics’ Pick review – Glenn Kenny
- “Warm and unusually crowd-pleasing.” -The Village Voice
- “Naomi Kawase’s gentle study of life, loss and confectionery is easily the Japanese auteur’s most accessible work to date.” -Variety
- “Delightful, unfashionably earnest and, at its best, very moving.” -Pop Matters