Film

ORIUME

Based on a popular Japanese novel, “ORIUME” depicts a woman and her mother-in-law triumphing over Alzheimer’s disease. Starring Mieko Harada and Kazuko Yoshiyuki. Written and directed by Hisako Matsui, based on the novel “Wasuretemo” by Motoko Kosuge.

Based on a popular Japanese novel, “ORIUME” is a touching and inspiring film about how a woman and her mother-in-law triumph over the grim onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Powerhouse performances by Japanese superstars Mieko Harada and Kazuko Yoshiyuki led VARIETY to exclaim, “the acting by femme leads is superb.” Written and directed by Hisako Matsui, based on the novel “Wasuretemo” by Motoko Kosuge. 35mm color, 111 minutes, subtitles.