Twinkle (1992)

Director
Joji Matsuoka

Main cast
Hiroko Yakushimaru; Etsushi Toyokawa; Michitaka Tsutsui; Kai Atô; Masuyo Iwamoto

Genres
Comedy, Drama, Romance

Description
Shoko and Mutsuki get married to satisfy their worried parents, but she is well past the age at which a 'good' Japanese woman should marry, and he is in love with a young male college student. The film is less a realistic exploration of gay life than a fairy tale of three young Japanese trying to construct an alternative to the sexual and familial roles given to them by a society turning increasingly emotionally barren.L.


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