Recently a trailer for the upcoming movie ‘Natsu no Owari‘, starring actress Mitsushima Hikari and directed by Kumakiri Kazuyoshi, has been released.
The movie is based on a first-person novel that was published by writer Setouchi Jakucho, just before becoming a nun, under her former name Setouchi Harumi. It depicts her own experience as a woman who is torn between an older and a younger man. The novel received the Women’s Literary Prize in 1963. It was also adapted into a movie titled ‘Miren‘ in the same year, starring Ikeuchi Junko and directed by the late Chiba Yasuki.
VIDEO Mitsushima Hikari is torn between an older and a younger man in 1st trailer for ‘Natsu no Owari’