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Amida-do dayori (2002)

An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.

Director:

Takashi Koizumi

Writers:

Takashi Koizumi, Keishi Nagi (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Akira Terao Akira Terao ... Takao Ueda
Kanako Higuchi Kanako Higuchi ... Michiko Ueda
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shoji Arano Shoji Arano
Hisashi Igawa ... Sayuri's father
Kyôko Kagawa
Tanie Kitabayashi Tanie Kitabayashi ... Oume
Manami Konishi Manami Konishi ... Sayuri
Yasuhiko Naito Yasuhiko Naito
Yoko Shioya Yoko Shioya ... Tanabe
Takahiro Tamura ... Shigenaga Koda
Hidetaka Yoshioka Hidetaka Yoshioka ... Dr. Nakamura
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Storyline

An urban Japanese couple decide to move to the country.

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Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

5 October 2002 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Letter from the Mountain See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$128,121 (Japan), 4 October 2002, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Quotes

Shigenaga Koda: [lying on tatami, terminally ill] Will you be all right?
Mrs. Koda: I'll be fine.
Shigenaga Koda: I'll go on ahead, then.
Mrs. Koda: I won't keep you waiting long.
[Shigenaga Koda closes his eyes and dies]
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Nice philosophy
20 December 2003 | by serm2802See all my reviews

Amida do dayori is a sweet movie. For me , who's living in Japan , i can tell you it can give you a different opinion about Japan , and about japanese culture .

It shows a lot of cultural events in Japan without explaining them. The pictures are so nice

The biggest point of watching that movie is the life philosophy it'll bring you . Positive vibrations are everywhere , in every country , You gotta watch out for these one !

I'm not gonna tell you about the plot and the acting as i'm pretty bad to explain myself clearly ( I'm french ) .

This movie is definitely one of the best for me , i don't often write a comment about a movie and rarely rent a movie twice in a week.

Take care my friends and may this movie guide our hearts in a way to love others and ourselves .


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