Coming Out

Osamu Satô, 2005, 64 mins

AKA Kaiawase chijo to OL

Reiki, engaged to her boyfriend, Aki, meets a lesbian girl on a train who comes to her rescue after she is groped on the tube, and who then introduces her the local gay scene. Reiki starts hanging out with the girl, and finds herself attracted to her, and subsequently they end up having sex with each other.

Reiki is forced to make a difficult decision about her fiancé.

The film touches upon the delicate question of social acceptance of alternative lifestyles in the closed Japanese society of today.

PINK FILM AWARD – 2006 Won – Best New Actress, Kyoko Natsume – 1st Place