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Basics: 2 guys who are gay, one female who is lonely for someone to love. The woman approaches 1 of the guys and wants him to seed her would be child. Gay guy 1 moves through the movie with... See full synopsis »

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Ryosuke Hashiguchi

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Ryosuke Hashiguchi (screenplay)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reiko Kataoka Reiko Kataoka ... Asako Fujikura
Kazuya Takahashi Kazuya Takahashi ... Naoya Hase
Seiichi Tanabe ... Katsuhiro Kurita
Yôko Akino Yôko Akino ... Yoko Kurita
Manami Fuji Manami Fuji ... Katsumi Hase, Naoya's Mother
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Shoji Kurita, Katsuhiro's brother
Tsugumi Tsugumi ... Emi Nagata
Tetsu Sawaki Tetsu Sawaki ... Makoto
Yôsuke Saitô Yôsuke Saitô ... Aritomo
Kanako Fukaura Kanako Fukaura ... Mrs. Tadokoro
Sô Yamanaka Sô Yamanaka ... Yuji
Ryô Iwamatsu Ryô Iwamatsu ... Gynecologist
Minori Terada Minori Terada ... Mr. Fujikura, Ayako's Father
Yasushi Inoue Yasushi Inoue ... Mayama
Hiroshi Anan Hiroshi Anan ... Chief
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Storyline

Basics: 2 guys who are gay, one female who is lonely for someone to love. The woman approaches 1 of the guys and wants him to seed her would be child. Gay guy 1 moves through the movie with all the usual angst. Gay guy 2 loves him but is just this side of giving up on gay guy 1 because he is too ambivalent. The parent and families get involved and all heck breaks loose.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 July 2002 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Csitt! See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,322, 10 November 2002, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$21,278, 29 June 2003
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Color:

Color
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Soundtracks

Hush Little Baby
(Traditional)
Performed by Bobby McFerrin & Yo-Yo Ma
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Quite good; slow paced and descriptive.
8 November 2004 | by bluebear56See all my reviews

As i am becoming more interested in foreign films, i am continually amazed at the high quality of some of these films, especially the European ones. I am not a big fan of Asian movies, but this one scores a high on my list.

This isn't a fast film at all, which is great, as it captures the detailed makeup of these characters and their connections with ones another. Some can be too slow, but this had a steady pace giving great depth into their emotions and everyday lives. This is one aspect I like about foreign movies, attention to detail.

I am not overly keen on gay relationships, but this film was still a good watch providing some insight into gay couples and their decisions about families and children.

Overall it was a good movie. Worth watching again.

The acting was great too.


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