Director: Naoko Ogigami
Language: Japanese (subtitled in English)
A good DVD to watch after a tough day (or week or year) is “Rentaneko (Rent-a-Cat),” Naoko Ogigami’s relaxing-yet-entertaining 2012 dramady about a cool cat lady (Mikako Ichikawa) who “rents” felines to lonely people, but turns out to be the loneliest of all. The English-subbed Japanese edition of the DVD includes interviews, a “making of” video and other bonus features.
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