Ah Haru


1h 40m 1999

Brief Synopsis

Hiroshi and Mizuho live an ordinary suburban life in Japan with their child. When Mizuho's father dies, her mother comes to live with the couple. Soon after, Hiroshi is accosted by a strange old man who claims to be his long lost father. Hiroshi's mother had told him that his father died to spare th

Film Details

Also Known As
Haru, A, Wait and See
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Shochiku Company, Ltd.; Shochiku Company, Ltd.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

Hiroshi and Mizuho live an ordinary suburban life in Japan with their child. When Mizuho's father dies, her mother comes to live with the couple. Soon after, Hiroshi is accosted by a strange old man who claims to be his long lost father. Hiroshi's mother had told him that his father died to spare the family the shame of the truth that he had abandoned them. Now Hiroshi feels obliged to offer his father a place to stay, but the old man turns the household upside-down with his disreputable ways.

Film Details

Also Known As
Haru, A, Wait and See
Release Date
1999
Production Company
Shochiku Company, Ltd.; Shochiku Company, Ltd.

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States February 1999

Released in United States October 1999

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 10-21, 1999.

Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 6-21, 1999.

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States February 1999 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama) February 10-21, 1999.)

Released in United States October 1999 (Shown at Chicago International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 6-21, 1999.)