Japanese Trailer for ‘The Zen Diary’ About Buddhist Vegetarian Delicacies
by Alex Billington
June 11, 2023
“Food preferences the greatest when eaten with each other.” Delight in this attractive trailer for an indie Japanese movie termed The Zen Diary, a humble drama about a person who loves to cook. It is acquiring released in Canada this summer months immediately after 1st opening in Japan previous year. Tsutomu life on your own in the mountains in a cabin in Nagano, composing essays & cooking foodstuff with fruits & veggies he grows and mushrooms he picks in the hills. His program is fortunately disturbed when Machiko, his editor/really like interest, occasionally visits. She loves to consume, and he loves to cook dinner for her. They cook dinner with seasonal components & take in together. They have a great time. Tsutomu would seem to be experiencing an easygoing lifestyle, but he is however not able to bury his dead wife’s ashes in a grave. His wife died 13 years ago… Starring Kenji Sawada and Takako Matsu. Adapted from Tsutomu Mizukami’s book, this light, thoughtful movie considers the worth of aligning one’s lifestyle with the purely natural world’s flavors and rhythms. Showcasing cooking by Yoshiharu Doi. This trailer has English subtitles and a glimpse at some of the delectable food stuff that they delight in. As a massive fan of Japanese meals, I have to watch this as quickly as feasible.
Here’s the official Japanese trailer (+ poster) for Yûji Nakae’s The Zen Diary, direct from YouTube:
Tsutomu life by yourself in the mountains, writing essays and cooking food with vegetables he grows and mushrooms he picks in the hills. His program is fortunately disturbed when Machiko, his editor/like fascination, at times visits. She enjoys to take in, and he loves to prepare dinner for her. Tsutomu appears material with his each day existence. On the other hand, he however hasn’t permit go of his wife’s ashes, though she died 13 decades in the past. A shut brush with death will power him to determine what he values most in life and what he ought to decide on heading ahead. The Zen Diary is published and directed by Japanese filmmaker Yûji Nakae, director of the films Nabbie’s Love, Lodge Hibiscus, Koishikute, A Midsummer Night’s Desire. Based on the reserve by Tsutomu Mizukami. This first premiered at the 2022 San Sebastián Movie Festival previous 12 months, and opened in Japan in November. The film will be opening this summer time in Canada, but still has no US release established nevertheless – remain tuned for updates. For extra data on the Canadian release, go to the film’s official internet site at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre.