Directed by Naomi Kawase. In this touching Japanese drama, an eccentric septuagenarian woman goes to work for a much younger baker and proceeds to revitalize his dorayaki pancake business by filling them with her homemade sweet bean paste. “A soft-centered ode to the virtues of patience, tolerance and bean-filled pancakes” –Variety. Cleveland premiere.
Japan/France/Germany, 2015, subtitles, color, Blu-ray, 113 min.
Admission is $9; CMA members, seniors 65 & over, and students $7; or one CMA Film Series voucher. Vouchers, in books of ten, can be purchased at the Ticket Center for $70 (CMA members $60).