Remembering the Cosmos Flower

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Remembering the Cosmos Flower ★★ 1999

Teenager Akiko and her mother return to their small town home in Japan after seven years in South America. Akiko has contracted AIDS—a fact the entire community is aware of. While Akiko tries to cope with her illness, her childhood playmate Natsumi confronts the ignorance and fear of the village. Japanese with subtitles. 103m/C VHS, DVD . JP Mari Natsuki, Megumi Matsushita, Akane Oda, Kai Shishido; D: Junichi Suzuki; W: Junichi Suzuki, Tetsutomo Kosugi; C: Kaz Tanaka; M: Mamoru Samurakouchi.