Trailer: ‘Amalock’


By   |  Feb 29, 2024

‘Amalock’ (あまろっく) is a 2024 Japanese comedy-drama directed by Kazuhiro Nakamura.

The film revolves around a woman whose life is turned upside down after her 65-year-old father announces that he is going to marry a 20-year-old woman. The cast includes Noriko Eguchi, Ayami Nakajo, Tsurube Shofukutei, Satoru Matsuo, and Yuri Nakamura.

Synopsis: Yuko (Noriko Eguchi) is 39 years old and lives in Amagasaki. She lost her job due to unreasonable restructuring by her company and has not worked since. She lives with her 65-year-old father Ryutaro (Tsurube Shofukutei). Ryutaro runs a small factory. One day, Ryutaro suddenly tells Yuko that he is going to remarry. He then brings over 20-year-old Saki (Ayami Nakajo) and they begin to live together. Saki dreams of having a happy family, but Yuko is embarrassed with having a 20-year-old stepmother and can’t accept Saki as part of her family. [Source: AsianWiki]

‘Amalock’ opens across Japan on April 19, 2024.

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