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Letter from the Mountain (2002)
"Amida-do dayori" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  5 October 2002 (Japan)
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An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.

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Takao Ueda
Kanako Higuchi ...
Michiko Ueda
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Kyôko Kagawa
Tanie Kitabayashi ...
Oume
Manami Konishi ...
Sayuri
Yasuhiko Naito
Yoko Shioya ...
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Shigenaga Koda
Hidetaka Yoshioka ...
Dr. Nakamura
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An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.

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Letter from the Mountain  »

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$128,121 (Japan) (4 October 2002)

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$929,976 (Japan) (25 October 2002)
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Michiko Ueda: [after a miscarriage] They say the child chooses its parents, don't they? And I just wasn't chosen. Why? Why?
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Nice philosophy
20 December 2003 | by (JAPAN) – See all my reviews

Amida do dayori is a sweet movie. For me , who's living in Japan , i can tell you it can give you a different opinion about Japan , and about japanese culture .

It shows a lot of cultural events in Japan without explaining them. The pictures are so nice

The biggest point of watching that movie is the life philosophy it'll bring you . Positive vibrations are everywhere , in every country , You gotta watch out for these one !

I'm not gonna tell you about the plot and the acting as i'm pretty bad to explain myself clearly ( I'm french ) .

This movie is definitely one of the best for me , i don't often write a comment about a movie and rarely rent a movie twice in a week.

Take care my friends and may this movie guide our hearts in a way to love others and ourselves .


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