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About Her Brother (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version) Blu-ray Region A

Yamada Yoji (Director) | Yoshinaga Sayuri (Actor) | Aoi Yu (Actor) | Shofukutei Tsurube (Actor)
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After a series of period films, 78-year-old legendary director Yamada Yoji returns to a contemporary story for the first time in a decade with About Her Brother, the closing film of the 60th Berlin International Film Festival. Stars Yoshinaga Sayuri (Year One in the North) and Tsurube Shofukutei (Dear Doctor) reunite with Yamada after Kabei - Our Mother in this unabashedly old-fashioned melodrama about family love and the sacrifices made in its name.

Ginko (Yoshinaga Sayuri) seems to be living the good life: She's the respectable owner of a neighborhood drug store in Tokyo, and her daughter Kaharu (Aoi Yu) is about to get married to a doctor. However, Koharu's wedding day also brings homes Ginko's younger brother Tetsuro (Tsurube Shofukutei), a failed actor and a hard drinker who shows up causing trouble. Having covered for him all her life, Ginko is ready to disown her burdensome younger brother, but some things are easier said than done.

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Product Title: About Her Brother (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version) 給弟弟的安眠曲 (Blu-ray) (中英文字幕) (香港版) 给弟弟的安眠曲 (Blu-ray) (中英文字幕) (香港版) おとうと About Her Brother (Blu-ray) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)
Also known as: Ototo Ototo Ototo Ototo Ototo
Artist Name(s): Yoshinaga Sayuri (Actor) | Aoi Yu (Actor) | Shofukutei Tsurube (Actor) | Kase Ryo (Actor) 吉永小百合 (Actor) | 蒼井優 (Actor) | 笑福亭鶴瓶 (Actor) | 加瀨亮 (Actor) 吉永小百合 (Actor) | 苍井优 (Actor) | 笑福亭鹤瓶 (Actor) | 加濑亮 (Actor) 吉永小百合 (Actor) | 蒼井優 (Actor) | 笑福亭鶴瓶 (Actor) | 加瀬亮 (Actor) Yoshinaga Sayuri (Actor) | Aoi Yu (Actor) | Shofukutei Tsurube (Actor) | 카세 료 (Actor)
Director: Yamada Yoji 山田洋次 山田洋次 山田洋次 Yamada Yoji
Blu-ray Region Code: A - Americas (North, Central and South except French Guiana), Korea, Japan, South East Asia (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) What is it?
Release Date: 2010-12-21
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese
Country of Origin: Japan
Picture Format: [HD] High Definition What is it?
Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
Sound Information: 7.1, 6.1, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital
Disc Format(s): Blu-ray, 25 GB - Single Layer
Screen Resolution: 1080p (1920 x 1080 progressive scan)
Video Codecs: AVC (MPEG-4 Part 10)
Rating: I
Duration: 127 (mins)
Publisher: Kam & Ronson Enterprises Co Ltd
Package Weight: 120 (g)
Shipment Unit: 1 What is it?
YesAsia Catalog No.: 1023850019

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Director : Yoji YAMADA

About Her Brother (original Japanese title : Otouto) tells the story of a never-do-well younger brother and his generous, open-hearted elder sister. The brother is the type who can never stay still and loves fooling around admiring the comedians and entertainers of Osaka, while the sister is strait-laced and lives in Tokyo. There is a reason the sister does not discard her younger brother: the death of her husband has left her despondent, and it is his bright cheer that saves her and sets her back on her feet. For her he can do nothing wrong, and since she is always on his side, she is his port in any storm. But an incident occurs which makes her break relations with him, sending him into deep despai Long time pass. When they finally reunite, the sister discovers that the brother is terminally ill.
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