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Only Yesterday

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Directed by Isao Takahata

The key to Taeko's future, lies in her past.

Taeko, a single woman working a desk job in Tokyo, has reached a point in her life where she needs to get away from her job, her family and most of all, big city life. A much needed vacation to the countryside stirs childhood memories, recalling her time as a schoolgirl in 1966. Amidst beautiful country scenery, Taeko reflects on her life and forming new friendships, begins to make some tough decisions about her future.

Year of Production: 1991 • Runtime: 119 mins • Languages: English, Japanese • Subtitles: English

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