Sweet Bean

Morikami Film Series
Sponsored by The Rubens Family Foundation

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

Rating: NR

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






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