Bitter Honey

蜜のあわれ • Mitsu no Aware
by Gakuryu Ishii
2016 • 105 min • OmeU • Phantom Film

with Fumi Nikaido, Ren Osugi, Yoko Maki, Kengo Kora

Ojisama, an old writer, enjoys the company of Akago which is a goldfish able to change into a girl. One day the ghost of Yuriko Tamura, an old love of Ojisama appears, Akago is given the chance to learn more about life and love from the old woman. However, their friendship is full of jealousy and competition for the old mans affection. Bitter Honey from the director Gakuryu Ishii, is a well done colorful, poetic film about love, loss and desire.

Text: Katja Welser

German Premiere
► Metropolis Kino • Freitag, 2.6.2017 • 22:15 Uhr


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