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KIRIN KIKI SERIES 2015 | 113 min | with English Subtitles | Directed by Naomi Kawase Sweet Bean, the title of this film, refers to a delicious Japanese red bean paste, the sweet center of the dorayaki pancakes that Sentaro (Masatoshi Nagase) sells from his humble bakery. Absorbed in sad memories and distant thoughts, Sentaro cooks with skill but without enthusiasm. When 76-year-old Tokue (Kirin Kiki) responds to his ad for an assistant and cheerfully offers to work for a ridiculously low wage, Sentaro is skeptical about the eccentric old lady's ability to endure the long hours. When she shows up early one morning, however, and reveals the secrets to the perfect sweet bean paste, Sentaro agrees to take her on. With Tokue's homemade sweet bean paste recipe, Sentaro's business begins to flourish, but Tokue is afflicted with an illness that, once revealed, drives her into isolation once again. ------------------------------------------- ALL SALES ARE FINAL. No refunds or exchange under any circumstances. Lost or stolen tickets will not be replaced. Pick up your tickets at Will Call at the entrance of NEW PEOPLE during the festival week. Bring your confirmation e-ticket with barcode and a valid photo I.D. Cherry Blossom Film Festival 2019 Hours of Will Call & Box Office* during Cherry Blossom Film Festival: April 13 (Sat) : 12:00pm- 6:00pm April 14 (Sun) : 12:00pm- 4:00pm April 20 (Sat) : 12:00pm- 6:00pm April 21 (Sun) : 12:00pm- 2:00pm

  • Start:April 20, 2019
  • End:April 20, 2019
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  • Where:New People, 1746 Post Street, San Francisco, California, United States, 94115
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