“Finding Calico.” Original title: “Sensei to mayoi-neko.” AKA “Teacher And Stray Cat.” Starring the brilliant Japanese actor Issey Ogata, and Takashi Kitano’s leading lady, Kayoko Kishimoto.
Following the death of his wife professor Kyoichi leads a solitary life by the sea. A stray cat called Mii, who was being fed by his wife, not only continues to drop by, but also seems to be visiting the altar Kyoichi has set up for his deceased wife. While uncomfortable with the cat and its visits, he nonetheless takes up a search when Mii goes missing. The endeavour connects him with the town's folk and reveals that he is not alone.
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