Sweet Bean (PG)

  • 113 min
  • Drama
  • 30 May 2015 (Japan, France, Germany)
7.3 / 10


Japan, France, Germany 2015 – Director: Naomi Kawase Beautifully played and photographed, this is a film of great gentleness and compassion.  It is about redemption, friendship and nature.  Each of the central characters has had profoundly affecting incidents in their lives, but there is no disturbing imagery.  Poetic, captivating and absorbing, this is a very satisfying film.   Running time: 113 minutes. Japanese with English subtitles.

Audience Ratings: Unmissable 18 (17%), Really Good 66 (65%), OK 18 (17%), Not my Thing 4 (4%)