Sweet Bean

Sweet Bean

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Drama about Sentaro, a middle-aged man with a red bean paste pancake shop. When he advertises a vacancy, he receives an application from an elderly woman with deformed hands. Initially he is concerned but relents when he tries her wonderful bean paste; her sweet red beans become popular and the store flourishes. However, a rumour begins spreading that she once had leprosy and customers begin to stay away.
Starring Kirin Kiki, Nagase Masatoshi, Kyara Uchida
Director Naomi Kawase