Sūpā no onna (Supermarket Woman)
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Sūpā no onna (Supermarket Woman)
Following up on the critical and box-office failure of his 1995 Shizukana Seikatsu, veteran director Juzo Itami made this satirical comedy about a down and out grocery store. The film opens with down home neighborhood grocery store Shojikiya (The Honest Store) getting squeezed out by a newer, flashier, cheaper rival, whose nefarious owners are planning to jack up the price once its competitor is toast. Meanwhile, the manager of the beleaguered store (played by Itami regular Masahiko Tsugawa) is drinking to forget the immanent demise of his beloved store. One day, he runs into his former… More