Yukari had long struggled in a chaotic love-hate relationship with her mother Chieko, so when her mother is diagnosed with advanced stage pancreatic cancer with just months to live, she is faced with a difficult situation. Takinami honestly recounts the turmoil created by this announcement from her sister Nao without ever descending into pathos. At first she thinks of the practical - where should her mother be, whos going to look after her, how can I with my work and my child? Then slowly she starts to face the fact of losing this energetic woman. After years marked by difficult communication, will they now manage to overcome their conflicts and say whats truly in their hearts before its too late?