MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 64,130 this week

Happily Ever After (2007)
"Jigyaku no uta" (original title)

6.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.8/10 from 242 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 7 critic

Despite all signs pointing toward potential heartbreak, a woman and man begin a romance.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1282 titles
created 25 Nov 2011
 
list image
a list of 93 titles
created 31 May 2012
 
a list of 181 titles
created 26 Jul 2012
 
a list of 60 titles
created 07 Mar 2013
 
a list of 889 titles
created 30 Sep 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Happily Ever After (2007)

Happily Ever After (2007) on IMDb 6.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Happily Ever After.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Two melancholy Hong Kong policemen fall in love: one with a mysterious female underworld figure, the other with a beautiful and ethereal server at a late-night restaurant he frequents.

Director: Kar Wai Wong
Stars: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu Wai Leung
Confessions (2010)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima
Stars: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A music group of girls need to learn to play a song before the school festival.

Director: Nobuhiro Yamashita
Stars: Doona Bae, Aki Maeda, Yû Kashii
Hanamizuki (2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Nobuhiro Doi
Stars: Yui Aragaki, Tôma Ikuta, Manatsu Hayashi
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A woman looks back on her family's life in Tokyo before and during WWII. A maid arrives from the countryside to work for an upper middle class family. She fits in well, but everyone's emotions are stirred up with the arrival of a student.

Director: Yôji Yamada
Stars: Satoshi Tsumabuki, Yukijirô Hotaru, Takako Matsu
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Miki Nakatani ...
Yukie Morita
...
Isao Hayama
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maki Carousel
Dante Carver
Takashi Deguchi
Yoshikazu Ebisu
Ken'ichi Endô
Norihito Kaneko
Aja Kong
Suzuki Matsuo
Yûko Natori ...
Miwako
Toshiyuki Nishida ...
Ieyasu Morita
Tamaki Oka ...
Sachie Morita
Raita Ryû
...
Akiko Morita
Edit

Storyline

Despite all signs pointing toward potential heartbreak, a woman and man begin a romance.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

27 October 2007 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Happily Ever After  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Close, but not quite
3 April 2008 | by (Tokyo / Toronto) – See all my reviews

This movie is like 3 different films mixed in one. The first half is hard, wacky comedy. Nakatani Miki and Abe Hiroshi's chemistry was great, and I was laughing the whole time. Most of the second half, however, is straight up drama. It was a long reminiscence sequence that I found to be a bit too draggy. The last 15 minutes of this film is inspirational tear-jerker.

Although the ending really moved me, I wish they just stuck with comedy for this manga-based film. They tried to make it a bit too deep for a comedy with the drama section, and it just ruined the whole film. The ending features an epiphany scene that I personally love seeing in Japanese films, but it just wasn't enough to save this film.

I was once again impressed with Abe Hiroshi's versatility though, he just seems so natural in every single role he takes on. Nakatani Miki also did a very fine job in her rare leading role. Not great, but still a film worth watching.


14 of 18 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Happily Ever After (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?