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Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Yasuko Tomita ...
Tatsuko Tanaka(16)
Toshinori Omi ...
Hiroki Inoue
Yumiko Fujita ...
Tatsuko Inoue(41)
Nenji Kobayashi ...
Michiaki Inoue
Makoto Satô ...
Principal Okamoto
Ittoku Kishibe ...
Tetsu Yoshida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Risa Akigawa ...
Kazuko Ohmura
Nao Asuka ...
Kazuo's mother
Masae Hayashi ...
Masuko Kishima
Wakaba Irie ...
PTA President
Sumiko Kakizaki ...
Fish shop clerk
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Terue Amano
Satomi Kobayashi ...
Yukimi Amano
Tôru Minegishi ...
Kazuo's father
Toshie Negishi ...
Makoto's mother
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Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle develops, and the viewer can't quite be sure what is happening until the whole story is neatly resolved at the end. Written by Rob Richardson <robrich@heisei.com>

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Etude in E major Op.10-3, 'Chanson de l'adieu'
Music by Frédéric Chopin
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