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My Man

My Man

Alternate Titles: Watashi no Otoko

Drama | Japanese | 129 minutes


Nikkatsu Corporation

Cast & Crew


Kazuyoshi Kumakiri


Shinjiro Nishimura, Toshikazu Nishigaya


Takashi Ujita


Tadanobu Asano, Fumi Nikaido


After losing everything in a tsunami disaster, 10-year-old Hana is taken in by 26-year-old distant relative Jungo Kusarino. The pair begin living together as father and daughter while sharing a profound sense of loss. Jungo works as a cook for the coast guard and has to leave young Hana alone for days at a time. Amidst the deep snows of Hokkaido, Jungo and Hana both desire to fill their empty, love-starved hearts as they set foot into a forbidden world. Eventually, an elder benefactor in their small town, Mr. Oshio, learns of Jungo and Hana's illicit relationship. When he tries to separate them for Hana's own good, it provokes her emotional rage. Soon after, atop the ice floes in the Okhotsk Sea, a murder quietly occurs. Keeping the secret between them, Jungo and Hana escape the north to start a new life in Tokyo. However...

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