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Romance - Post-Production 2017

“HIRUGAO” – A code name for housewives having affairs on weekday afternoons while their husbands are working.

    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Romance, Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 125 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Hiroshi NISHITANI
    • Synopsis
    • Sawa Kinoshita (34) has moved to a small coastal town where she finds a job at a seaside restaurant called “Shore Break.”
      Her routine of going to work at the restaurant and coming back home to her apartment is disrupted when fate brings Yuichiro Kitano (36) back into her life. Three years ago, Sawa and Yuichiro, both married, had an affair which developed into true love. But when Yuichiro’s wife found out and lawyers got involved, the lovers were forced to part ways. Sawa decided to leave her husband and live alone, while Yuichiro moved far away with his wife, who refused to divorce him.
      Sawa and Yuichiro must never look at each other, talk to each other, or contact each other…
      Yet without exchanging a word or touch, they begin to meet secretly once a week.
      After a month, however, Yuichiro’s wife Noriko (37) finds out they are seeing each other again. This time, Yuichiro decides he cannot live without Sawa, and promises her that he’ll be back.
      Several months later, he does return to Sawa and they begin a happy life together.
      One day, Sawa receives a fax from Yuichiro’s research lab and learns that he took time off when he should have been at work. Is he lying to her? Sawa begins to harbor suspicions and tails Yuichiro several days later, and sees him with Noriko.
      Yuichiro and Noriko still haven’t finalized their divorce. Sawa’s insecurity magnifies into paranoia.
      Why are Yuichiro and Noriko still meeting? What will become of Sawa and Yuichiro?
      A shocking climax awaits them.