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Credited cast:
Toshiyuki Nishida
Hidetaka Yoshioka
Ayumi Hamasaki
Hiroshi Kanbe
Tomijuro Nakamura
Masayuki Yui
Pinko Izumi
Hideko Hara
Ayumi Ishida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kazutoyo Koyabu
Yoshiaki Umegaki
Yukinari Yanagino
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Official submission of Japan for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 69th Academy Awards in 1997. See more »

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This movie is really great! A wonderful piece of work! The acting and the story are really good, plus it's from Japan and since I like everything from J-Pop to Japanimation this movie really did it for me. What makes this movie topnotch is of course Ayumi Hamasaki, she's so cute!

10/10, period.


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