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Tsugaru Lacquer Girl

Country: Japan, Language: Japanese, 118 mins

Original Title

Bakanuri no Musume
  • Director: Keiko Tsuruoka
  • Writer: Kensaku Kojima, Miyuki Takamori, Keiko Tsuruoka
  • Producer: Hitoshi Endô, Kôichirô Fukushima, Shinsuke Kurimoto, Tatsuya Matsuoka, Kana Negi, Takashi Ookawa

CGiii Comment

The story is about a family who live in Aomori. The father is a traditional lacquer painting craft man. His daughter Miyako has not found anything she wants to do. Helping her father is the only thing she can devote herself to. The film depicts a complicated family situation and how they handle the difficulty of continuing the family legacy.


Cast & Characters

Ryôta Bandô (as Yu)
Mayu Hotta (as Miyako)
Sawada Hanna Joy
Reiko Kataoka
Hana Kino
Kaoru Kobayashi (as Seishiro)
Yoneko Matsukane
Toshiya Miyata (as Naoto)
Yutaka Odagiri
Nagatoshi Sakamoto
Yoshi Sakô
Eisuke Sasai
Masayuki Suzuki