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Our Little Sister (2015)

Umimachi Diary (original title)
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A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their thirteen-year-old half sister.

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Haruka Ayase ...
Sachi Koda
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Yoshino Koda
Kaho ...
Chika Koda
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Suzu Asano
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Yoshimi Sakashita
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Dr. Yasuyuki Inoue
Takafumi Ikeda ...
Sanzo Hamada
Kentarô Sakaguchi ...
Tomoaki Fujii
Ohshirô Maeda ...
Futa Ozaki
Midoriko Kimura ...
Hideko Takano
Yûko Nakamura ...
Yoko Asano
Jun Fubuki ...
Sachiko Ninomiya
Kazuaki Shimizu ...
Toshio Iida
Kaoru Hirata
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Dr. Kazuya Shiina
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Three sisters live together in their late grandmother's house in the city of Kamakura. They have lived together since their dad left home for another woman. They have lived together since their mum imitated her husband by running off with another man... Sachi, 29, the oldest Koda sister, a nurse at the local hospital, acts as a substitute mother to Yoshino, 22, and Chika, 19. One day, the threesome learns of the death of their "traitor" father and it is only halfheartedly that they go to his funeral. But in Yamagata something unexpected happens: they meet their half-sister Suzu, 13, there and immediately fall for the spell of this exquisite young creature. Sensing that Yoko, her father's widow, will not be a fit guardian. Sachi invites Suzu to move to Kamakura home... Written by Guy Bellinger

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good sisters
30 December 2015 | by (Japan) – See all my reviews

The story about sisters lived in Kamakura. It starts that the father of three sisters dies. Then, they know the father has youngest sister, Suzu, whose mother is different from theirs. Suzu needs a place she can be, so she moves to a house that three sisters live. Four sisters have each trouble such as love and work. Also, they think about other sisters very much. Some people don't like this movie or they are bored because the logical development of this movie isn't clear and the story advances slowly. However, I was sympathized about the feeling of each sister and I was moved to tears by their love. I have a sister and two brothers, so I did more than others. In addition, the atmosphere of Kamakura is good and fits with this slowly movie. You wants to go to Kamakura if you watch this movie.


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