Hitoshi YAZAKI

Strawberry Shortcakes

Nippon Cinema   ª 

Sensitive, funny, warm and beautifully composed, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKES is a terrific femmecentric drama signaling a return to form by unprolific helmer Hitoshi YAZAKI. Based on the eponymous manga by Kiriko NANANAN , pic follows the ups and downs of four contemporary women in Tokyo looking for love and trying to cope with single life. (Variety)

Japan 2006

127 minutes

Hitoshi YAZAKI

Kyoko INUKAI based on a manga by Kiriko NANANAN


Miroque, Mount Sugar

About Hitoshi YAZAKI

Hitoshi YAZAKI was born in Yamanashi Prefecture. After studying film at Nihon University, his second feature­length film AFTERNOON BREEZES (1980) was already successful in the festival circuit. He then had his international breakthrough with the unconventional love story MARCH COMES IN LIKE A LION (1990).

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