Our little sister / Umimachi Diary, The best Japanese movie 2015
Japan is famous for anime and horror movies, but this drama is capturing the attention of many people, a great movie based in the manga series “Umimachi Diary” by Akimi Yoshida (first published August, 2006 ).
If Drama is your style, you will love it, it has been one of the most important film in Japan this year, and for us, the number one. Time to watch Umimachi Diary.
Information trailer: “Documentary video of the “4-sister”- actresses Haruka Ayase, Nagasawa Masami, Kaho and Suzu Hirose of the movie “Umimachi Diary” (directed by Hirokazu Kareeda) being interviewed by foreign press when they attended the “68th Cannes International Film Festival” in Cannes, France in May, was released.”
“There are three sisters: 29-year-old Sachi Kouda (Haruka Ayase), 22-year-old Yoshino Kouda (Masami Nagasawa) and 19-year-old Chika Kouda (Kaho). They live at a house in Kamakura, Japanese. Their house was left by their grandmother. One day, they receive news of their father’s death. When the sisters were young, their parents divorced and their father left them. They haven’t seen their father in 15 years. Upon hearing the news on their father’s death, the sisters attend their father’s funeral. At the funeral, they meet their stepsister Suzu Asano (Suzu Hirose). She is 14-years-old and there are no one to take care of her. Oldest sister Sachi invites Suzu to live with them”