A Long Goodbye [BR-RIP]

Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki Staff ©

Shohei (Tsutomu Yamazaki) is now retired from his job as a middle school principal. On his 70th birthday, he tells his wife Yoko (Chieko Matsubara), first daughter Mari (Yuko Takeuchi) and second daughter Fumi (Yu Aoi) that he has Alzheimer’s disease. First daughter Mari is a housewife with a husband and a child. Second daughter Fum is still single and she agonizes over her life. The three women are embarrassed for Shohei who is losing his memory. One day, Fumi, Mari and Yoko realize that Shohei still holds onto fond memories which they have already forgotten.


  1. Based on novel “Nagai Owakare” by Kyoko Nakajima (published May, 2015 by Bungeishunju).


Nagai Owakare-Yu Aoi.jpg Nagai Owakare-Yuko Takeuchi.jpg Nagai Owakare-Chieko Matsubara.jpg Nagai Owakare-Tsutomu Yamazaki.jpg
Yu Aoi Yuko Takeuchi Chieko Matsubara Tsutomu Yamazaki
Fumi Higashi Mari Imamura Yoko Higashi Shohei Higashi

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