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Ichi ritoru no namida (2005)

'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: In the past, I thought couldn't do anything when I'm sick.
Aya Kito: But now, I realise that I can do it if I work hard.
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A young girls struggle with a very cruel disease
17 January 2007 | by (Netherlands) – See all my reviews

1 litre of tears is a very touching story about a young girls struggle with a very cruel disease. A disease which takes away all the things she loves, one by one.

As Aya-chan struggles, all people around her are struggling with her. Share the pain, sadness, but also love and joy with aya's family.

This dorama show is something great, it has a huge impact on every living soul, also and more important it is the legacy and dream of a young girl. With not only the book 1 litre of tears , bases on aya's diaries, but also this dorama show, aya's dream is fulfilled and will continue to live on.

domo arigatou aya-chan, for you will not be forgotten.

one tip for people who are going to watch this show: please have tissues next to you this show is 100% tears guaranteed


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