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GFF 2015: Pale Moon (Daihachi Yoshida, 2014)

February 19, 2015

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Set in the mid-1990s, not long after the burst of Japan’s economic bubble, Pale Moon follows Rika (Miyazawa), a demure housewife turned bank employee who begins an affair with a young college student (Ikematsu), the grandson of one of her wealthier elderly clients. She starts to successfully embezzle large sums of money, mostly thanks to the bank’s less than thorough practices and her sterling reputation; however, one eagle-eyed supervisor (Kobayashi) has her suspicions…

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