A young father (27), his twelve year old daughter, one night club, two secrets and a lie that will solve everything.
My grandpa’s past was always very present. It would break through in something that he would say or do, but he would never talk about it. Only now, by revisiting his life and personality as I knew it, do I feel the weight of his inheritance.
Winner of the Asian Pacific American Film Festival’s 2016 Script to Screen Contest: A twenty something year old woman is brought out of her funk by the six year old boy she baby sits.
A fiancé, Keita, goes to meet the family, the father, Shozo, begins his secret appraisal – a test to see whether this fiancé is worthy or not of marrying his daughter. Trying to reduce the distance between them, the mother prepares a single nabe (cooking pot) for the shabu-shabu meal. As Shozo’s eyes glint brightly, Keita reaches towards the shabu-shabu.