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Time Traveller (2010)

Toki o kakeru shôjo (original title)
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A high-school girl acquires the ability to time travel.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Riisa Naka ...
Akari Yoshiyama
Akiyoshi Nakao ...
Ryota Mizorogi
Munetaka Aoki ...
Gotetsu / Masamichi Hasegawa
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Shôta Chiyo ...
Goro - '74
Tokio Emoto ...
Satoru Motomiya
Mayu Kitaki ...
Natsuko Ichise
Yumika Tajima
Yûya Matsushita ...
Toru Kadoi
Kôki Katô ...
Rie Katô
Toshiya Tôyama
Mika Hijii ...
Nurse
Kôtarô Shibata ...
(as Kotaro Shibata)
Akiko Takeuchi
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A girl travels back in time in order to save her dying mother in this Japanese sci-fi adventure directed by Masaaki Taniguchi. With her scientist mother Kazuko (Narumi Yasuda) in a coma after being knocked down in a car accident, high school student Akira Yoshiyama (Riisa Naka) decides to use her mother's research into time travel to journey back to the 1970s. Once there, Akira searches to find her mother's first true love and bring him back to the present, where she hopes his presence will bring Kazuko out of her coma. Unfortunately for Akira, she soon discovers that her presence in the past has unforeseen consequences for her future. Written by Anonymous

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The Time Traveller: The Girl Who Leapt Through Time  »

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Riisa Naka, who plays Kazuko Yoshiyama's daughter Akari in this film, had previously played Kazuko Yoshiyama's niece Makoto Konno in The Girl Who Leapt Through Time (2006). See more »

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References Young Frankenstein (1974) See more »

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Nosutarujia
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Written by Yoshiki Mizuno
Arranged by Masanori Shimada
Performed by Ikimono-gakari
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I ended up really liking this movie

I watched this mostly to not watch a Hindi movie. I've become obsessed with Hindi movies and I really thought I needed to go watch some other cinema too.

I ended up really liking it.

It started out poorly. I didn't really like the character and the point of it and plot seemed really thin. But I stuck with it and was rewarded with a very satisfying movie.

The movie is well acted. The plot twists - unseen, but then obvious.

It is an odd movie, but it works. It wasn't what I expected, but that's OK. I ended up enjoying it anyway. And it made a nice break from Bollywood and helped to remind me that other countries are also making movies worth watching.


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