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In Tokyo, a young prostitute develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

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In Tokyo, a young prostitute develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

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$21,813 (USA) (15 February 2013)

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$221,390 (USA) (19 April 2013)
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In the late 1990s Abbas Kiarostami was driving late at night while on a visit to Tokyo and witnessed a young girl on the side of the street dressed as a bride. In the years following, while visiting Tokyo to promote other films, he realized that he was always looking for that same girl because she had left such an impression but that he would never likely notice her again in real life because she wouldn't be wearing the same dress. This experience became the basis for the film. See more »

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Noriaki: [subtitled version] What do they teach them in there? As if dusty, old, foreign books will open their eyes.
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Waste of time.
10 December 2013 | by (Edinburgh) – See all my reviews

This is sooooo extremely boring movie that I want swear!!! Scenes are pathetic. Girl is looking by the car window. She's looking, looking, looooking... and looking. Granddad is driving, driving, driving and ooo he reached destination after 4 minutes of drive without single world. Other one. Granddad is going out, he is opening the door, we see he is on third floor, going down, he is on on second floor now, down further, first floor and what next? Yuppie he's out! Such a incredible sophisticated scene. There is more such a pearls in this masterpiece. Waste of time! Waste of budget!!! Waste of time! Waste of budget!!! Waste of time! Waste of budget!!!


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