Hinako is a serial arsonist. Minako has a secret. Identical twin sisters ran away from each other 13 years ago. They run into each other again, when Minako takes their grandmother’s ashes from the Kyushu district to the sea. This time, they never want to be apart, even if its against their destiny. “Brulee” means “burnt” in French.

brulee6Hinako is just happy to be together again, and becomes convinced that the two of them will live together in their uncle’s house. As it turns out, Minako lied about the circumstances of her visit. It soon comes to light that the urn is her own, and she wanted to be with her sister once more before she dies of a malignant brain tumor.


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Original Title: Brulee

AKA: The Burning


Language:  Japanese

Country:  Japan

Category:  Drama

Director: Kenta Hayashida

Stars: Rika Nakamura , Mika Nakamura , Taiichi Hirabayashi, Tsuyoshi Setoguchi , Yutaka Oda

Run time:  71 min

Release:  2008

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