|Directed by||Naoko Ogigami|
|Written by||Naoko Ogigami|
Close-Knit (彼らが本気で編むときは、 Karera ga honki de amu toki wa,) is a 2017 Japanese transgender drama film directed by Naoko Ogigami. Ogigami wrote the script after a visit to the United States caused her to become more aware of LGBT issues. The film follows Tomo, an 11-year-old girl who becomes close to her uncle's transgender girlfriend after Tomo's mother, who has been raising Tomo alone, unexpectedly runs off and leaves Tomo behind. It was screened in the Panorama section at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival.
- Toma Ikuta as Rinko
- Kenta Kiritani as Makio
- Rinka Kakihara as Tomo
- Mimura as Hiromi
- Eiko Koike as Naomi
- Mugi Kadowaki as Yuka
- Shuji Kashiwabara as Yoshio
- Kaito Komie as Kai
- Lily as Sayuri
- Misako Tanaka as Fumiko
- Noriko Eguchi as Kanai
- Tōru Shinagawa as Saito
- Ide, Wendy (12 February 2017). "'Close Knit': Berlin Review". Screen Daily. Retrieved 12 February 2017.
- Schilling, Mark (22 February 2017). "'Close-Knit': The pride that breaks the prejudice". The Japan Times. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
- Havis, Richard James (23 October 2017). "Film review: Close-Knit – Japanese LGBT family drama takes heart-warming look at discrimination and ignorance". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
- "Panorama 2017 Programme Complete". Berlinale. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 26 January 2017.
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