The Little House
[ 2014 ][
Director: Yamada Yoji 山田洋次
Plot:Following the death of the unmarried and childless Taki, Takeshi, a young relative of hers, discovers several pages of closely written lines in which the old lady has recorded her memories. This is how he learns the truth about her youth working as a housemaid and nanny for the Hirai family in a little house in Tokyo with a red gabled roof.
The Little House (小さいおうち Chiisai Ouchi) is a 2014 Japanese drama film directed by Yoji Yamada and based on a novel by Kyoko Nakajima. It was released in Japan on 25 January 2014.
The film is set in the 1930s and 1940s in Japan. It is narrated from the memoirs of Taki Nunomiya as an old woman. In 1930, she left Yamagata for Tokyo as an indentured servant to work as a housemaid.