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Lonelyheart (1985)

Sabishinbô (original title)
Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle ... See full summary »

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Nobuhiko Ôbayashi
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Credited cast:
Yasuko Tomita ... Tatsuko Tanaka(16)
Toshinori Omi Toshinori Omi ... Hiroki Inoue
Yumiko Fujita Yumiko Fujita ... Tatsuko Inoue(41)
Nenji Kobayashi Nenji Kobayashi ... Michiaki Inoue
Makoto Satô Makoto Satô ... Principal Okamoto
Ittoku Kishibe Ittoku Kishibe ... Tetsu Yoshida
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Risa Akigawa Risa Akigawa ... Kazuko Ohmura
Nao Asuka Nao Asuka ... Kazuo's mother
Masae Hayashi Masae Hayashi ... Masuko Kishima
Wakaba Irie Wakaba Irie ... PTA President
Sumiko Kakizaki Sumiko Kakizaki ... Fish shop clerk
Kirin Kiki ... Terue Amano
Satomi Kobayashi Satomi Kobayashi ... Yukimi Amano
Tôru Minegishi Tôru Minegishi ... Kazuo's father
Toshie Negishi ... Makoto's mother
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Lonely and love-struck, high-school student Hiroki pursues one girl but another one mysteriously appears in his life. Is she a figment of his lonely psyche, or real? An intricate triangle develops, and the viewer can't quite be sure what is happening until the whole story is neatly resolved at the end. Written by Rob Richardson <robrich@heisei.com>

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Referenced in Tiger & Dragon: "Ake garasu" no kai (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Etude in E major Op.10-3, 'Chanson de l'adieu'
Music by Frédéric Chopin
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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

13 April 1985 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Lonelyheart See more »

Filming Locations:

Mukaishima, Tokyo, Japan See more »

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