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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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Credited cast:
Yoshiyoshi Arakawa ...
Teuro Tohyama
Yoshino Kimura ...
Akari Kinoshita
Yoshinori Okada ...
Hisanobu Komori
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yûka Arai
Noriko Eguchi ...
Takao Handa
Tsuyoshi Honma
Shima Ise ...
Keizô Kanie ...
Kitarô ...
Seminosuke Murasugi
Toshie Negishi ...
Ichirô Ogura ...
Kayoko Shiraishi
Naoki Tanaka ...


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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28 November 2011 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

Fine, Totally Fine is a low-key movie about a slacker turning thirty and still dreaming of building the ultimate Haunted House attraction. That trope gives a few scares and laughs in the meandering narrative. Quirky, klutzy female Akari (Yoshino Kimura) comes along and creates a love triangle that resolves itself as a square. Little else happens. This is not so much a feel-good film as a feel-not-so-bad film. YosiYosi Arakawa, an acquired taste at the best of times, is given a rare leading role and holds up well, though mostly shows why he is highly regarded as a character actor. Yoshinori Okada as his erstwhile rival in love is more charismatic in a muted role. Yoshino Kimura as the sought after Akari hams it up in the way Japanese TV audiences love. Salarymen will swoon.

I saw this a couple of months ago, and while it was mildly entertaining, I forgot to review it. Doing so now, I realise I can hardly remember anything about the film. Which kind of says it all - fleeting, slight, inoffensive. Decent entertainment, but not much else.

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