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Parade (2009)

Parêdo (original title)
Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.

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Naoki Ihara
Karina ...
Mirai Soma
Shihori Kanjiya ...
Kotomi Okochi
Kento Hayashi ...
Satoru Kokubo
Keisuke Koide ...
Ryosuke Sugimoto
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Atsushi Fukazawa
Renji Ishibashi
Midoriko Kimura
Marina Kozawa
Bokuzô Masana
Misaki Momose
Yuri Nakamura
Kiyoko Negishi ...
Noodle shop owner
Maho Nonami
Terunosuke Takezai
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Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.

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Japan's Spanish Apartment
14 January 2011 | by (Malaysia) – See all my reviews

Its a Japanese answer to "L'auberge espagnole".

That's it.

Not really the same issue / story but that's the first thing that pop in my mind when watching Parade.

I've been watching many Japanese film and drama but almost none of them comprise of bunch of people sharing a house together. I don't really get it but perhaps Japanese don't like sharing a house unless in dire stress or consider privacy their top priority?

This film delights me. Perhaps not really original but it's refreshing, coming from Japan.


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