Drama (Japanese language)
In a remote Kyoto mountain village, Tayoko mourns her elderly husband’s imminent death while coming to embrace what will be the first real freedom of her life.
‘The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin)’ is the follow-up film to ‘The Anchorage’ (2009), which was awarded Locarno Film Festival’s Golden Leopard (Filmmakers of the Present) and was named one of the year’s Top 10 Films by ‘Variety’, ‘IndieWire’, ‘Cinema Scope’ and ‘Film Comment’. ‘The New York Times’ awarded ‘The Anchorage’ Best First Film of the Year.
Writer – C.W. Winter, Directors – C.W. Winter & Anders Edström.