Tokyo Sonata

Tokyo Sonata

Tokyo Sonata is a portrait of a seemingly ordinary Japanese family. The father who abruptly loses his job conceals the truth from his family; the eldest son in college hardly returns home; the youngest son furtively takes piano lessons without telling his parents; and the mother, who knows deep down that her role is to keep the family together, cannot find the will to do so. From the exterior, all is normal and the same. But somehow, a single, unforeseeable chasm has appeared within the family, only to spread ever so quietly and quickly to disintegrate them.

~ by gabtor on March 19, 2009.

One Response to “Tokyo Sonata”

  1. Hello, I watched this recently, too. I was impressed very much…A difficult system in recent years “Fluidity of the employment” and “Difference society”. People will be exhausted by adapting oneself to them now.This is a movie with such a theme.

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