As we enter autumn in Japan, one national holiday provides us with the opportunity to show our love for our elders: “Respect for the Aged Day” (keirō no hi), which falls this year on Sept. 21. Of course, the pandemic has limited the opportunities we have for seeing our parents and grandparents. So spending quality time in 2020 may consist of streaming a film while on video chat together and having a good discussion afterward. Not ideal, but not that bad either. Here are six films, from tear-jerkers to side-splitters, that’ll remind you and your loved ones that age is nothing but a number.
“Still Walking (Aruitemo Aruitemo)” (2008)
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