Otōto is a 2010 film by Yoji Yamada. The first screening of this film outside of Japan was at the closing ceremony of the 60th Berlin Film Festival in 2010. The screening was a special tribute to then 81-year-old Yoji Yamada, whose films have been invited to the festival several times before. The story unfolds as the young Koharu , the daughter of a pharmacist in a modest neighborhood of Tokyo, is about to get married to the son of a prestigious family and even before the event everybody is anxious that the younger brother of Koharu's mother, Ginko might join the wedding ceremony, as he is...
|Release date:||January 30, 2010|
|Directed by:||Yoji Yamada|
|Producer:||Hiroshi Fukazawa, Kenichi Tamura, Ichirô Yamamoto|
|Music by:||Isao Tomita|
|Screenplay by:||Yoji Yamada, Emiko Hiramatsu|