Ryota NAKANO 中野量太


Nippon Cinema   ª 

Deserted by her husband, Futaba must close her bathhouse and look after her daughter Azumi alone. When she is diagnosed with terminal cancer, Futaba wastes no time on self-pity, but decides to reunite her family and heal the wounds of the past. Filled with tender humor, Ryota NAKANO’s drama was one of last year’s big cinema hits in Japan, with several awards going to lead actress Rie MIYAZAWA.

Yu o wakasu hodo no atsui ai

日本 2016

125 分

About Ryota NAKANO

Ryota NAKANO was born in 1973 and grew up in Kyoto. His graduation film at the Japan Institute of the Moving Image, AS WE GO CHEERING OUR FLAMING LIVES (2000), was also his feature-length debut and won him multiple awards. After several successful short films, he made his next feature-length film CAPTURING DAD (2012), which was invited to the 2013 Berlinale. His commercial breakthrough came with HER LOVE BOILS BATHWATER (2016 / NC ’17). In 2022, he won the Nippon Cinema Award with THE ASADAS (2020).