Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad (2007)

Adapted from the bestselling Japanese autobiography of the same title, this gentle coming-of-age drama concerns an adolescent boy, Boku - Masaya, torn between the inherited recklessness of his father Oton and the inherited responsibility, wisdom and emotional strength of his mother Okan. Following a period of intensely rebellious behavior, Boku learns that his mom has contracted cancer; suddenly, his mother comes to live with him in Tokyo the entire emotional landscape of his life is altered.

Directing:
  • Joji Matsuoka

Writing:
  • Suzuki Matsuo
  • Lily Franky

Stars:
Release Date: 2007-04-14
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: JP
  • Language: 日本語
  • Runtime: 142

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