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A Gentle Breeze in the Village (2007)

Tennen kokekkô (original title)
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Kaho ...
Soyo Migita
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Hiromi Osawa
Elisa Yanagi ...
Ibuki Taura (as Erisa Yanagi)
Shôko Fujimura ...
Atsuko Yamabe
Yui Natsukawa ...
Itoko Migita
Kôichi Satô ...
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Hiromasa Hirosue
Syougo Morishita ...
Kotaro
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Adorable, (less is more) film-making.
27 March 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film takes you back to the basics of life. It re-teaches one the values of friendship through the simplicities of serene country living.

The small country village where the film takes place is very charming. It has a school that has only 7 students, and they are almost all in different years.

When a new boy comes to the village he is welcomed with love from the children, and the eldest of the group 'Soyo' is simply captivating in her curiosity towards 'Hiromi'; the handsome boy from Tokyo. Soyo struggles to find a balance between the excitement of falling in love for the first time, and holding on to her precious connection with her village and the other children.

This is a very uplifting film, and the characters make it so. A graceful, heartwarming and inspiringly told story; in my eyes, and those who find themselves sometimes wishing for 'a simple life' should enjoy it just as much as I did.


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