The story of two middle-aged persons of opposite sex who are attending a reunion after many years of absence and unfamiliarity takes a turn when through flashbacks we see the love and crush... See full summary »

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Tatsuya Urayama
Jun Fubuki ...
Naoko Hayase
Tôru Masuoka ...
Jiro Tanikawa
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Kimie Fujisaki
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Yasufumi Hayashi ...
Kazuo Nakamura
Ryô Iwamatsu ...
Naoyuki Goda
Kumija Kim ...
Etsuko Urayama (as Kumiko Kim)
Shinshô Nakamaru
Kôichi Nihei ...
Igarashi Sensei
Sanshô Shinsui ...
Satoshi Kuroda
Yukiko Tachibana ...
Michiyo Sonoda
Haruna Takase ...
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Ryôko Tateishi
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The story of two middle-aged persons of opposite sex who are attending a reunion after many years of absence and unfamiliarity takes a turn when through flashbacks we see the love and crush that existed, but was never acted upon, back in those heady high school days. It is, however, better late than never. Written by aghaemi

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Coquille: more than a seashell, a pearl
28 March 2001 | by (Paris/France/Europe/Monde) – See all my reviews

Coquille is the french word for seashell. It shows what you lose when you keep all your feelings inside.

This film is so touching I cried all my tears when I saw it the first time and the second time and the third... The story is so true. You know, a high school love story that did not ignite although both are in deep love for each other. And now that they meet again, decades after, their love is still as strong but they have already made their lives.

I found the flashback scenes (highschool) so touching because somehow I lived the same scenes.. as many of us did.

Since I have seen it five times in a row in Japan, I am looking for it on DVD, VCD or VHS somewhere..

This film is a must see for all of you that have a romantic heart! (but it is not the romance a la hollywood with strings of violins and big orchestra. It is more true and more touching. I wish I am able to see movies like this one more often).


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