Sayuri Yoshinaga, Tori Matsuzaka, Suzu Hirose, Toshiyuki Nishida and Min Tanaka are cast in movie “Life’s Station” (literal title). The film is based on 2020 novel “Inochi no Teishajo” by Kyoko Minami and directed by Izuru Narushima. Kyoko Minami recently had another novel adapted into NHK drama series “Dear Patient.” Movie “Life’s Station” will have Sayuri Yoshinaga play main character Sawako Shiraishi. She goes from working at a university hospital to working at clinic that provides home healthcare in her parents’ hometown.
Filming for “Life’s Station” begins autumn, 2020 and the movie will be released sometime next year in Japan.
Plot Synopsis by AsianWiki: Sawako (Sayuri Yoshinaga) worked as an emergency physician at a university hospital. Due to to a situation, she returns to her father Tatsuro’s (Min Tanaka) home in Ishikawa Prefecture. She then begins to work at the local Mahoroba Clinic. She works with the clinic director Toru (Toshiyuki Nishida), Nurse Mayo (Suzu Hirose) and staff Seiji (Tori Matsuzaka). Seiji, who worked with Sawako at the university hospital, followed her and works with her again.
Mahoroba Clinic provides home healthcare to patients. Sawako visits the patients’ homes and provides treatment there. At first, she has a hard time due to the different system. She becomes acclimated to the different system and finds a way to deal with the patients, their lives, and their families.