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Yume no ginga (1997)

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Tomiko is a conductor in a rural bus driven by the handsome Niitaka. Tomiko had received a letter from her best friend Tsuyako, a conductor in another bus company, just after Tsuyako was ... See full summary »

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Rena Komine ...
Tomiko Tomonari
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Tatsuo Niitaka
Kotomi Kyôno ...
Chieko Yamashita
Tomoka Kurotani ...
Tsuyako Tukikawa
Kirina Mano ...
Aiko
Reiko Matsuo ...
Mineko Matsuura
Kyûsaku Shimada ...
Kuro-Tonbi no kyaku
Takeshi Ikeda ...
Tsuwaomote
Shuko Honami ...
Tsuyako's mother
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Tomiko is a conductor in a rural bus driven by the handsome Niitaka. Tomiko had received a letter from her best friend Tsuyako, a conductor in another bus company, just after Tsuyako was killed in a bus accident. Tsuyako wrote that she felt that her fiance and driver, Niitaka, planned to kill her. Tomiko therefore plans to take revenge on Niitaka. However Tomiko falls in love with Niitaka, even though she also suspects him of being the Tokyo bus driver serial killer, who killed his female conductors after tiring of them. Written by Will Gilbert

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Awesome thriller with extreme feelings
26 May 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

In the Japanese countryside, young girls dream of going to the city find a little job like conductress because of the pretty uniform. But conductress is not so much fun after all. Then they dream about Love... And get lost in a labyrinth of dreams.

Seems a simple plot but wait...

That is one of the few psychological thrillers where you keep wondering until the very end if what you think will happen is really going to happen.

Plus great acting (esp. Tadanobu Asano), plus excellent cinematography, black and white and music just add something to the overall mood.

Highly recommended!


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