Ryoko Hirosue (right) and Emina Akamatsu play mother and daughter in Hana’s Miso Soup (category I; Japanese). Directed by Tomoaki Akune, the film also stars Kenichi Takito.

Film review: Hana’s Miso Soup – Japanese woman defies cancer in bittersweet family drama

Based on the real-life blog of a terminally ill mother, this is a touching account of her life which ultimately serves as a positive story about the miracle of each day

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Ryoko Hirosue (right) and Emina Akamatsu play mother and daughter in Hana’s Miso Soup (category I; Japanese). Directed by Tomoaki Akune, the film also stars Kenichi Takito.
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