ABOUT HER BROTHER
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- Yoji YAMADA(山田洋次)
- Sayuri YOSHINAGA
- The new film from Yoji Yamada will bring the unreasonable, yet loving, and sometimes sad relationship of family and siblings, depicted through heartfelt laughter and tears.
- Following the enormous success of the samurai trilogy that includes 2004 Academy Award潤・nominated film "The Twilight Samurai" as well as the highly acclaimed "KABEI - Our Mother" which premiered at the 2008 Berlin Film Festival in competition, Yoji Yamada now returns to modern drama for the first time in 10 years.
The film focuses on one foolish brother and his warm and caring older sister. Though it seems that the brother is only a nuisance to the family, the sister takes in the brother's ridiculousness and keeps her love and care for him. However, an incident brings the sister to break off their relationship, and the brother is left to stand alone in devastation. When they finally reunite, they find that the brother is fighting a fatal disease.