The grapes of joy



Director: Akio Yoshida
Year: 2020
Language: VOSE
Genre: Drama

Haruna travels to Okayama and his grandmother asks him to bring some Alexandria grapes as a present. Haruna loses her wallet and only manages to buy two “Riku no Hoju”. On her return to Hokkaido she goes to look for a job at Minamoto Kitchan, the company that produces the grapes her grandmother likes. She gets the job and is assigned to the vineyards. There, she meets Tatsuya Yahiki who teaches her all the details of grape growing. Later, Haruna’s sister asks her to return to Hokkaido. But the floods bury the vineyards under the mud and Haruna decides to stay and save them.

Akio Yoshida (1951) has directed a large number of series and films for both television and cinema. He has been recognized as a master of characterization. His known titles include Tales of Terror (2004) and Intern (2016).


6th – 22nd of November