Afternoon Breezes [Digitally Remastered Version]
Director: YAZAKI Hitoshi (矢崎仁司)
1980｜Japan｜110min｜Language: Japanese｜Subtitles: None
- AYA Setsuko (綾せつこ)
ITO Naomi (伊藤奈穂美)
It is Mitsu's birthday.
Her roommate Natsuko is planning on giving her a matching virgo necklace and roses.
But there is a white handkerchief in the window of the apartment. It is a sign that Mitsu's lover, Hideo is coming.
Natsuko secretly loves Mitsu.
Natsuko wants Mitsu all to herself and to do that, she tries to get closer to Hideo...
In the midsummer afternoon, the last shock that shook the world -
It has been nearly 40 years since director YAZAKI Hitoshi’s striking debut film of love and obsession wowed the world with its stylistic daring and LGBT themes and earned him international acclaim. After a process involving advanced restoration techniques of the 16mm negative, the digitally remastered version is presented for audiences to discover the work that earned him comparisons with important filmmakers like Chantal AKERMAN and Marguerite DURAS.
- Distributor in Japan
- Eiga 24ku
- Official site