Yumiko is a young woman from Osako, whose life is defined by the death of her loved ones. She lost her grandmother at the age of 12, and her husband Ikuo, who is the reincarnation of her grandmother to her, commits suicide some months after the birth of their child. Once more Yumiko loses a person she had really loved. 5 years later she marries Tamio, a man who lives by the sea together with his 8-year-old daughter from his first marriage. Her pain has ceased until the day she returns to her place of birth and gets caught up by her memories. Add Synopsis In Portuguese
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"Maborosi" is surprising, a small child following an old woman. Who would have thought that from these scenes so many positive things can be extracted.
The narrative is meticulously framed with the story, the camera stands still while the cinematography shines.
The story, about the work of a young woman to overcome the suffering of her suicidal husband, is executed silently and slowly. Slow dialogs, and emotions are portrayed mainly through facial and body expression. The impact is great and deepens depths. "Maborosi" explores the virtues of silence, patience and careful attention ...
It captivate those who want to see the movies being more than mere entertainment. An almost perfect movie!