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The Japanese Wife (2010)

Pen pals decide to get married and carry-on a long-term relationship.

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Snehamoy Chatterjee
Chigusa Takaku ...
Miyage
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Mashi
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Ayurvedic doctor
Kharaj Mukherjee ...
Kite shop owner
Rudranil Ghosh ...
Fatik
Debranjan Nag ...
Fatik's friend
Jagannath Guha ...
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Sagnik Chowdhury ...
Paltu
Sourodip Bhattacharya ...
Young Snehamoy
Ranu Bandhopadhyay ...
Sandhya's mother
Arindol Bagchi ...
Mailman
Khagendra Nath Das ...
School clerk
Sutapa Ghosh ...
Khendi
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Snehamoy Chatterjee lives a poor lifestyle on Bali Island in the West Bengal Sunderbans, along with his maternal aunt who wants him to get married to Sandhya. But Snehamoy, who teaches for a living, has entered into a long-term relationship with Japan-based Miyage, and both have made a marriage-commitment without meeting each other. Sandhya will end up getting married, giving birth to a son, getting widowed, and after the passing of her mother, will move in with them. Snehamoy will continue corresponding and even speaking with Miyage on the telephone, and it is here he will find out that she is ill, and he will consult with doctors dealing with a variety of Unani, Allopathic, Ayurvedic and Homeopathic medicines in order to find a cure for his pen-pal/wife. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Made my day
29 May 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am big fan of Aparna sen. i don't understand Bengali but that doesn't stop me watching this movie. its journey to meaningful cinema where you can experience the character from within. its about a small village teacher become postal friend to a Japanese girl and their relationship bonds over through letters. withe the passage of time they marry each other from within and stay committed to each other.

this is going to stay in your mind for long time. one of the best movies i have seen. Rahal Bose and Mausami is class. Raima Sen is first class. cinematography is extremely wonderful. hats of to the director for choosing wonderful location to shoot. this is for sure a great movie in every aspect. Indian cinema at best.


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