Moving お引越し 1993

Family Human Drama


Sixth grader Renko is excited at first when her father finds a new apartment. When she finally realizes that her parents are contemplating divorce and her mother tries to lead her into a ‘brand new life’, Renko takes matters into her own hands. Just before the official divorce, Renko borrows her mother’s bank card and books a trip to Lake Biwa in an attempt to relive and rekindle the love her family felt during their summer vacation there the year before. Finally, Renko realizes that she cannot physically reunite her parents although they are united in their love for her.

“MOVING marks a period of the highest refinement in Shinji Somai’s career.”
Film Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)

“The best director of his generation.”
Film Director: Hirokazu Kore-Eda (Shoplifters)

【2023】Winner of the Best Restored Film award at Venice Classics.

・Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor - 18th Annual Hochi Film Awards
・Best Japanese Film, Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor - 48th Annual Mainichi Film Competition
・Best Supporting Actress, Best New Actor, No. 2 in the Top Ten Films, Viewers’ Choice for Best Director of a Japanese Film - 1993 Cinema Finals Awards
・Culture Ministry Prize for Film
・Arts and Literature Ministers Award (Director Shinji Somai)



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    • Tomoko Tabata
    • Junko Sakurada
    • Kiichi Nakai
    • Tsurube Shofukutei