Kikujiro & Saki
A touching human drama that reminds the beauty and
importance of ties and bonds of a family! Based on a true story of the Kitano
family whose son, Takeshi, became an extremely talented comedian, artist, and
world-class movie director.
10 episodes X 54 min.
Kikujiro, the father of the Kitano family, is a strict, short tempered, yet
daringly comical old-fashioned type of person. Saki, the mother, is a positive,
cheerful, and clever lady who always quarrels with her husband, but eventually
support him at the end in whatever hardship there may be. This drama provides an
opportunity for people to look back and remind how strong and rich family
relationship was in those days when Japan was less affluent than now.