Sticks and Stones (2019)
Sticks and Stones
Also known as: 歩けない僕らは, Arukenai bokura wa
Director: Takuma Sato
Release Date: November 23, 2019 (Japan)
- Hori Haruna
Haruka is a rookie physical therapist at an inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Japan. Just after her boyfriend suddenly dumps her, it’s set that the very first patient she’ll be in charge of through his hospitalization is Mr. Tsuge, who is paralyzed on his left side from a stroke. On the first day of rehabilitation, Tsuge asks Haruka, “Can I go back to my old life?” but she cannot answer. Under the mentorship of Department Chief, she begins to realize how rewarding the job can be and decides to confront both Tsuge and her ex-boyfriend.