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Shining Boy & Little Randy (2005)
"Hoshi ni natta shônen" (original title)

 -  Drama | Family  -  16 July 2005 (Japan)
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Credited cast:
Yûya Yagira ...
Tetsumu Ogawa
Takako Tokiwa ...
Sario Ogawa
Katsumi Takahashi ...
Kosuke Ogawa
Emi Murakami
Mitsuko Baishô ...
Asako Fujisawa
Sayoko Oho
Kazuyuki Aijima
Tetsuya Takeda
Burazâ Tomu
Takehiko Ono
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Seishirô Katô ...
Takao ogawa
Natsuki Okamoto
Jaran 'See Tao' Petcharoen ...
Yoshiharu Takeda


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Shining Boy and Little Randy
16 February 2006 | by (Viet Nam) – See all my reviews

I saw this on an airplane recently. There it was titled- Shining boy and little Randy. A very goofy name. It is actually a beautiful film. The story is very touching and it is shot wonderfully. Yuya Yagira is once again great in this film. His previous film, Nobody Knows is one of my all-time favorites. This film is one of my most memorable films this year. It is very funny at times and then heartbreaking at sometimes. The fact that it is based on a true story makes it even more poignant. I think this film ranks among the other great animal films like The Black Stalion and Never Cry Wolf. I was very inspired by this film and I recommend it to anyone who loves a good story.

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