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Memories of Tomorrow (2006)

Ashita no kioku (original title)
A successful businessman's family life is shattered by an early onset of Alzheimer's.

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Masayuki Saeki
Kanako Higuchi ...
Emiko Saeki
Kenji Sakaguchi ...
Naoya Ito
Kazue Fukiishi ...
Rie Saeki
Asami Mizukawa ...
Keiko Ikuno
Noritake Kinashi ...
Shigeyuki Kizaki
Mitsuhiro Oikawa ...
Takehiro Yoshida
Eri Watanabe ...
Kimiko Hamano (as Eriko Watanabe)
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Atsushi Kawamura
Hideji Ôtaki ...
Usaburou Sugawara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken'ichi Endô
Yoshihiko Hakamada
Sô Hirosawa
Isamu Ichikawa
Hana Kino
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A successful businessman's family life is shattered by an early onset of Alzheimer's.

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13 May 2006 (Japan)  »

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Memories of Tomorrow  »

Box Office

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$6,252 (USA) (8 June 2007)

Gross:

$140,200 (USA) (14 December 2007)
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Heartwarming and sincere.
24 January 2007 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

This was a brilliant movie. I watched it on the plane from Japan to Holland and even on the plane I found myself crying towards the end.

Watanabe acts superbly and so does Higuchi.

After watching the film, I came away reminded of how important it is to show your loved ones you care.

A lot of movies about sickness can present very 2-dimensional characters but the characters in this movie had a lot of depth and it was easy to relate to them and ask "what would I do in that situation?".

Eight out of ten.


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