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『YUKIE』Released in 1998. It continues independent screenings association in 750 places in Japan. Accomplished 600,000 audience and counting.

Debut work of Director Hisako Matsui. 5 years was spent into "YUKIE". Adapted from a Japanese Prize winning novel. The Story is about bonds of deep love of elderly couple in Louisiana through the mixed-race marriage and Alzheimer discase. The independent screening expands to the whole country.

Winner of Best New Director Award in Japan Film Festival 1997.Winner of Best Film Award Agency for Cultural Affairs 1998 Official selection : Aichi International Woman's film festival. Tokyo International Film festival.Kanebou Women's Film Week, Fajr International Film Festival.