Meshi (Repast)
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Meshi (Repast)
Based on popular Japanese writer Fumiko Hayahi's final novel, a condemning portrait of married life and women's position in Japanese society, Repast tells the story of Michiyo and Hatsunosuke, a married couple who, in the routine of family life, have begun to fall out of love. With no child to cement their bond, they are still free to question their marriage. Especially since it was a marriage not of convenience, but of love. While Hatsunosuke seems unperturbed, Michiyo fully realizes the growing distance between them and the anguish deeply pains her. Events come to a head when… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Repast feels like something of a warm-up to Naruse's subsequent Sound of the Mountain."
‑ Keith Uhlich, Slant Magazine
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