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Fine, Totally Fine (2008)
"Zenzen daijobu" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  26 January 2008 (Japan)
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A tragicomedy about two listless friends who fall for the same girl and try to find out what they want from their life.

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Yoshiyoshi Arakawa ...
Teuro Tohyama
Yoshino Kimura ...
Akari Kinoshita
Yoshinori Okada ...
Hisanobu Komori
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Noriko Eguchi ...
Umezawa
Takao Handa
Tsuyoshi Honma
Shima Ise ...
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Keizô Kanie ...
Eitaro
Kitarô ...
Kurita
Seminosuke Murasugi
Toshie Negishi ...
Toyohara
Ichirô Ogura ...
Kotaro
Kayoko Shiraishi
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A tragicomedy about two listless friends who fall for the same girl and try to find out what they want from their life.

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Not feeling it
2 October 2008 | by (Tokyo / Toronto) – See all my reviews

A quirky comedy, I was really impressed with Kimura Yoshino. She portrayed her introverted character very well, and there were funny scenes here and there with her clumsiness, but I just wasn't feeling it. I absolutely did not connect with the characters. The natural creepiness of Yoshiyoshi was perfect for this role, and although I enjoyed seeing him in many movies and TV shows and he was pretty funny in this movie, I don't believe for a second that he has what it takes to be in the leading role. And of course, quirky movies like this never has a strong storyline. I guess it's a love-or-hate movie that just didn't work for me.

I really liked the message in this movie though, that life is not all about money or success, and it's fine to just be yourself. I have enjoyed Kimura Yoshino's acting before, and I love it even more now. Definitely looking forward to see more of her movies in the future.


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