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Even though the name Suo Masayuki may not be immediately recognizable, you have probably seen or at least heard of the director's two best films: Sumo Do, Sumo Don't (1992) and the original Japanese version of Shall We Dance? (1996). Both films won the Best Film and Best Director Awards at the Japanese Academy Awards and are considered modern Japanese classics. Suo's latest film, A Terminal Trust, is a really good film that sadly just falls short of being his new classic. A Terminal Trust tells the story of Mr Egi, a man with severe asthma who is suffering from frequent episodes of life-threatening exacerbations, and his relationship with the treating doctor, Dr Orii. The great Yakusho Kôji and Kusakari Tamiyo, both previously seen in Shall »

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