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Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. He has always felt jealous of his college- educated brother, but ultimately wins both the girl and ... See full summary »

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Yôji Yamada

Writers:

Yoshitaka Asama, Makoto Shiina (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rentarô Mikuni Rentarô Mikuni ... Akio Asano
Masatoshi Nagase ... Tetsuo
Emi Wakui Emi Wakui ... Seiko Kawashima
Mieko Harada ... Reiko
Ryûzô Tanaka Ryûzô Tanaka ... Tadashi
Miyoko Asada Miyoko Asada ... Toshiko
Ryoichi Yamaguchi Ryoichi Yamaguchi
Sakae Umezu
Ken Nakamoto Ken Nakamoto
Natsuki Watabe Natsuki Watabe
Ichirô Ogura Ichirô Ogura
Leonard Kuma Leonard Kuma
Masao Murata Masao Murata
Hiroko Ezaki Hiroko Ezaki
Yasuko Ezaki Yasuko Ezaki
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Storyline

Tetsuo is a young man living in Tokyo, who falls in love with a deaf-mute factory girl. He has always felt jealous of his college- educated brother, but ultimately wins both the girl and his father's acceptance and support in a touching and refreshing way. Written by L.H. Wong <as9401k56@ntuvax.ntu.ac.sg>

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

19 June 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fiaim See more »

Filming Locations:

Japan

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Production Co:

Shochiku See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Poignant
22 October 1999 | by laurelelliotSee all my reviews

This is the most poignant movie that we have watched in awhile. Funny too! The family interaction was so incredibly... Japanese! I like the way it portrays what finally motivates a man to work. We know so many kids like Tetsuo - wish they would find someone who needs them. I think my favorite part was his Dad telling him he'd better never betray her. Poignant story, poignant music and a very poignant ending.

Our whole family gives it a 10.


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