Starting Over

Starting Over

Nana, 18 and a high school student in Tokyo, has her hands full dealing with the people in her life. Her mother is in the hospital for clinical depression. She has a stepfather she dislikes from... More
1h34m Japan 2014
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Tags
Lesbian Romance Japan Movies

Synopsis

Nana, 18 and a high school student in Tokyo, has her hands full dealing with the people in her life. Her mother is in the hospital for clinical depression. She has a stepfather she dislikes from whom whom she wants to keep as far away as possible. There are also the older men who pay her to watch them masturbate. The only joy in Nana’s life comes from Marin, another girl at school. Their friendship blossoms into romance and the two become inseparable. But Marin wants to hide their relationship and becomes furious when she learns about Nana’s side job.

"A coming of age, coming out story and a stark portrait of isolation."-Misa Shikuma, Pop Optiq

Details

Country
Japan
Language
Japanese
Director
Takashi Nishihara
Cast
Nina EndôMika Akizuki
Awards
Taiwan International Queer Film Festival 2015, Tokyo International Film Festival 2014, Gothenburg Film Festival 2015, Tokyo International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2015
Review
A coming of age, coming out story and a stark portrait of isolation

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