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Like Grains of Sand (1995)

Nagisa no Shindobaddo (original title)
The movie is built around the very complex relationships between Yoshida, leaving Shimizu for Aihara (or at least he tries to), and his friend Ito, whose love for Yoshida seems to have ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Yoshinori Okada ...
Shuji Ito
Ayumi Hamasaki ...
Kasane Aihara
Kouji Yamaguchi ...
Touru Kanbara
Kumi Takada ...
Ayako Shimizu
Shizuka Isami ...
Rika Matsuo
Kôta Kusano ...
Hiroyuki Yoshida
Yoshihiko Hakamada ...
Bang-ho Cho ...
Teacher
Miyako Yamaguchi ...
Ms. Yoshida
Toshie Negishi ...
Ms. Nezu
Kunio Murai ...
Shuji's Father
Hiroko Anzai
Kenichiro Samejima
Kazumi Ikeda
Chiharu Ishikawa ...
Noriko Yoshida
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The movie is built around the very complex relationships between Yoshida, leaving Shimizu for Aihara (or at least he tries to), and his friend Ito, whose love for Yoshida seems to have little chance for success. In the end we have a coalition of Ito and Aihara - who may or may not be in love with Ito - teaching Yoshida a lesson. Written by Anonymous

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Implausible and too lengthy unnecessary pictorial sequences.
16 April 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I don't think the main idea was so bad, but the plot was completely implausible and awful. Moreover, this movie was merely a lengthy sequence of CM films, a kind of sports drink. The whole movie was too long and dull to continue seeing-should have been much shorter.


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