From writer-director Miwa Nishikawa.
Based on the best-selling book; The Long Excuse tells the story of noteworthy writer Sachio. After a fatal accident Sachio is left a widower, the film follows his struggle to overcome his grief, or lack of it. This journey leads him to caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident.
Director: Miwa Nishikawa
Cast: Masahiro Motoki, Pistol Takehara, Kenshin Fujita, Tamaki Shiratori, Keiko Horiuchi, Sosuke Ikematsu, Haru Kuroki, Maho Yamada, Eri Fukatsu