Winner of the Golden Hugo for best film at the 1993 Chicago International Film Festival, this 1992 Japanese feature directed by George Matsuoka concerns an alcoholic translator in her 20s (Hiroko Yakushimaru) and a gay lawyer (Etsushi Toyokawa) who decide to marry to appease their respective parents while granting them both the freedom to pursue their own life-styles. The arrangement becomes problematic when the translator starts hankering to have a baby and her parents discover the true nature of her marriage.