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Zen Diary (The)

Country: Japan, Language: Japanese, 111 mins

Original Title

Tsuchi o kurau jûnika getsu
  • Director: Yûji Nakae

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Writer Tsutomu lives alone at a mountain cabin in Nagano. He collects fruits and mushrooms from the mountain. He also raises vegetables in a field. Everyday, he cooks his meals with these natural ingredients. Doing that, he can feel the flow of the seasons and he writes his book. Sometimes, his editor/girlfriend Machiko visits him. They cook with seasonal ingredients and eat together. They have a good time together. Tsutomu seems to be enjoying an easygoing life, but he is still unable to bury his dead wife's ashes in a grave. His wife died 13 years ago.


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Cast & Characters

Fumi Dan (as Fumiko)
Takako Matsu (as Machiko)
Kenji Sawada (as Tsutomu)