Achilles to kame 2008

Synopsis:

Machisu is a painter. He never had the success he thinks he is entitled to. Regardless of this, he always remains trying to be successful. His wife Sachiko keeps supporting him, despite all setbacks. Machisu, the only son of a rich collector, has a childs love for painting. Praise from a famous artist friend of his father inspires the young boy to dream of becoming a painter himself. s a young man, poor loner Machisu manages to attend art school with money earned from working. He is introduced to an unconventional world of bold creativity but he also gets his first bitter taste of harsh criticism from a dealer. Encouragement comes in the form of attractive clerk Sachiko who is convinced that she alone understands him. Marriage is soon followed by a daughter, as love and hope drive Machisu to commit even more deeply to his art ...

Directed by: Takeshi Kitano
Written by: Takeshi Kitano
Release date: 2008-09-20
Runtime: 119 minutes
Cast:
Takeshi Kitano
Takeshi Kitano
Machisu 
Kanako Higuchi
Kanako Higuchi
Sachiko 
Yûrei Yanagi
Yûrei Yanagi
Machisu Kuramochi (young) 
Kumiko Aso
Kumiko Aso
Sachiko (young) 
Akira Nakao
Akira Nakao
Risuke Kuramochi 
Mariko Tsutsui
Mariko Tsutsui
Haru Kuramochi