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8-year old Yotaro gains a 3-year old step-sister, Kaoru, when his mother marries a jazz musician who plays in a club in Naha, Okinawa where they live. Before long Kaoru's father deserts ... See full summary »

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Yotaro Aragaki
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Kaoru Aragaki
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Keiko Inamine
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Kameoka
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Yotaro Aragaki - child
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Mitsue (Yotaro's mother)
Aiko Morishita
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Kaoru Aragaki - child
Tomi Taira
Takashi Tsukamoto
Nao Ômori ...
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8-year old Yotaro gains a 3-year old step-sister, Kaoru, when his mother marries a jazz musician who plays in a club in Naha, Okinawa where they live. Before long Kaoru's father deserts them, and not long afterward Yota's mother becomes terminally ill. Her dying wish is for him to watch out for Kaoru at his grandmother's place on a small island off the coast of Okinawa. He fulfills her wish and becomes very protective of his younger sister who calls him "nee-nee." Thirteen years later Kaoru returns to Naha and comes to live with him as she starts high school. Yota works hard making deliveries of vegetables from an open-air market by day, and in a restaurant (he is a licensed chef) by night to save money to fulfill his dream of having his own restaurant. He also assumes the role of pushing for Kaoru's entrance to a university. This allows less time for his beautiful girlfriend Keiko, the daughter of a doctor and a medical student at Ryukyu University. It seems that Yota's dreams start ... Written by Brian Greenhalgh

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Nada sô sô, a movie more for its subtlety
21 July 2007 | by (i1chocolat.blogspot.com) – See all my reviews

Nada sô sô is a 2006 romantic movie, starring the handsome Satoshi Tsumabuki as the main actor, and Masami Nagasawa. It is a romantic movie, with cliché storyline, but a nice movie nonetheless.

The story is about Yota (Satoshi) and Kaoru (Masami). They had to take care of themselves at a very young age as they were abandoned by their dad, & their moms have died due to sickness.

Yota took the role of father-like role, looking after his sister, Kaoru. Yota undertook different jobs to provide money & food for him & his sister. Meanwhile, Kaoru study diligently & thus excelled in her studies.

There are many funny moments, such as when Yota & Kaoru fights, which brings back one memory about the same things that happened when one were small. I almost cried (I am too proud to tell that I cried, but I have to admit even if I don't cry shed tears easily, I just couldn't hold the tears back in this movie).

I have to give credit to both Satoshi & Masami, as they succeed in their acting. Their chemistry as siblings is totally believable, as are their feelings for each other which they try desperately hard to hide. They made the audiences connect to their acting, & to sympathize to their pain & struggle.

The storyline has been used times & again, with predicable plots, but it is still refreshing to see that even with the storyline, the director is able to make it enjoyable & entertaining.

Do not forget to have tissue paper ready, especially those who have soft heart, as there are many moments that would empty the tear duct. I watched it with my friends, & suffice to say I hear sobs throughout the movie. Be warned. =)


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