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1 Litre of Tears (2005)

Ichi ritoru no namida (original title)
'1 Litre of Tears' is a Japanese movie mainly based on a published version of the Diary, "1 Litre no Namida" (Ichi Rittoru no Namida) written by a girl called 'Aya Kito' (Kito Aya, July 19,... See full summary »

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'1 Litre of Tears' is a Japanese movie mainly based on a published version of the Diary, "1 Litre no Namida" (Ichi Rittoru no Namida) written by a girl called 'Aya Kito' (Kito Aya, July 19, 1962 - May 23, 1988) about her real and personal life experiences coping with a fatal and incurable disease and this diary was published shortly before her death. One day when Aya returned home injuring his chin due to fall while going to school her mother realizes there is something strange happening to her daughter. She convinced her to go to hospital where on examination doctor told her that her daughter is suffering from 'Spinocerebellar ataxia' or 'Spinocerebellar degeneration' which is a hereditary, progressive and an incurable and fatal neurodegenerative disorder in which the person gradually looses ability to control his body movements due to the degeneration of the cerebellum and nervous system. At first Aya was not informed with actually what was she is suffering from and was told that it... Written by Bashar

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Aya Kito: Death is not fearful.
Aya Kito: What's fearful is giving up.
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This is the movie which has changed how I look at life.
30 April 2008 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

This is a movie for people who takes life for granted. In our pursuit of happiness, we forget simple things in life. This movie will remind us that what makes life worth living is our simple tasks and activities in our daily living. We don't have to grasp our widest dream to enjoy our life. After I have watched this movie, I go to gym every day just to enjoy running and weight lifting, knowing that one day I would be old and that my age would prevent me from doing things I am capable of doing now. Just like Aya, she soon lost her abilities to do things she used to do. The different is that time comes quick on her. But surely, her life reflects our life that we are getting older everyday. This is the movie which has changed the way I look at life.


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