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Nana (II) (2005)

 -  Drama | Music  -  4 April 2008 (USA)
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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships.

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A chance encounter between two girls of the same name, "Nana," triggers a series of events and relationships.

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Trivia

In the story, since both main characters have the same first name, to differentiate one Nana to the other, Nana Osaki affectionately called Nana Komatsu "Hachi", because she thinks Nana Komatsu behaves like a dog, faithful but sometimes annoying. This is actually a play of word. The female name "Nana" is a homonym of the Japanese word "nana" that means "seven", and while "Hachi" is a common dog name in Japan, it is also a homonym of the word "hachi" that means "eight". See more »

Goofs

When Nobu is playing his tape to Nana the first time, you can clearly hear a bass guitar in the song. This is not possible at that time since Ren left for Tokio long before that and Shin wasn't in the band yet. See more »

Connections

Version of Nana (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Endless Story
Performed by Yuna Ito
Written by Dawn Ann Thomas
Lyrics by Dawn Ann Thomas
Arranged by HAL
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Nana (2005)
17 January 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Nana may suffer from being a condensed version of an expansive Manga universe, but it also knows exactly how much time to spend on individual plots strands. Nana is a coming of age, female friendship film that handles immature and young emotions with absolute maturity. The most impressive aspect was creating a relationship between one of the protagonists boyfriends and another girl. It easily could have made him a villain, but instead took an unbiased look at how the relationship came to be. Luckily, for a film focused on bands, the music is relatively good. Nakashima and Miyazaki both inhabit their roles well and build up a believable friendship. Highly enjoyable, even if it doesn't quite feel complete.


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