Yamada YojiHashizume Isao, Yoshiyuki Kazuko, Natsukawa Yui, Tsumabuki Satoshi
Japan / 2018 / 115 minutes / DCP / Color
Surviving his wife’s surprise divorce proposal and his old buddy’s sudden death (What a Wonderful Family! I & II, 40th & 41st), Shuzo and the Hirata family are blown by another colossal storm. A crisis ensues when one afternoon housewife Fumie finds her secret money stolen by a thief. Upset by her husband’s fury, she leaves the house, and the whole family soon falls into a state of chaos. Paying tribute to Naruse Mikio’s Wife! Be Like a Rose! (1935) by adopting the same Japanese title, Yamada continues to dissect society in microcosm through domestic life, giving a voice to women characters who, have the capacity for desire, ambition and mending mistakes.