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A Last Note

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Veteran Japanese filmmaker Kaneto Shindo was 82 when he directed this meditation on life, death, and loss. Following the passing of her husband, elderly former actress Yoko Morimoto (Haruko Sugimura) travels to her summer home in the mountains of Central Japan. Upon her arrival, her servant Tokoyo (Nobuko Otowa) has sad news for her -- her long-time gardener has recently committed suicide. Adding to Yoko's sorrow is the arrival of Tomie, an old friend from her days in the theater, who is traveling with...more

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