In the small coastal village Onomichi live the retired Shukishi and his wife Tomi Hiroshima with their youngest daughter, schoolteacher Kyoko. When they decide to travel to Tokyo to visit their other two children, doctor Koichi and hairdresser Shige, they soon come to realize that they are not particularly welcome. Challenged by indifference, impatience and selfishness, the elderly couple returns home to face a tragedy that changes their children’s views forever. A moving confrontation between two generations.
Presented in Japanese with Dutch subtitles.