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I'll Remember April (2000)

Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.

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Abe Tanaka
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Duke Cooper
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Barbara Cooper
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Peewee Clayton
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John Cooper
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Matsuo Yomma
Richard Taylor Olson ...
Tyler Walker
Yuki Tokuhiro ...
Willy Tanaka
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Kimiko Tanaka
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Earl Schimmel
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Chief Harrigan
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FBI Savage
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FBI Reeve
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Heather Ehlers ...
Mary Franklin
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Four young boys find a shipwrecked Japanese sailor during World War II and struggle with the decision to save him.

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5 April 2001 (Singapore)  »

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Il ricordo di un aprile  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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According to an interview on The Tonight Show, Michael Cera also tried out for the part of Peewee. See more »

Goofs

At 00:30:21: When Duke Cooper falls off a balcony (on a set at Lacy Studio in East Los Angeles) into the water (on location in Marina del Rey), a brick wall coming out of the water on the right side of the frame shakes and bends. See more »

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Lame film, don't waste your time!!!
21 August 2004 | by (Tokyo) – See all my reviews

This is the most awful film I have ever seen in my life...and I'm not exaggerating.

First off, the direction is horrible; there is zero suspense where there is supposed to be. Pat Morita's character is not developed at all, and the rest of the cast were mediocre. Lots of the dialogue is cheesy and robotic.

The kids find the Japanese sailor in their hide-out place and from there, nothing really happens for a while...it just lags on and on and on...

The Japanese sailor acts all goofy and is not convincing at all!!!

The ending is both flat and very un-realistic and you're left with a feeling like..THATS IT???!!!

Falls flat on its face, even for kids...it's a total waste of your time. It might start off looking good but it turns into a jungle of crap scenes.

WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T WATCH IT!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOR YOUR OWN GOOD!!!


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