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Always zoku san-chôme no yûhi (2007)

Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, ... See full summary »

Director:

Takashi Yamazaki

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Takashi Yamazaki (screenplay), Ryota Furusawa (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Shin'ichi Hatori Shin'ichi Hatori
Maki Horikita Maki Horikita ... Mutsuko Hoshino
Fumiyo Kohinata ... Kawabuchi Yasunari
Kazuki Koshimizu Kazuki Koshimizu ... Ippei Suzuki
Koyuki ... Hiromi Ishizaki
Tomokazu Miura ... Dr. Takuma
Masako Motai ... Kin Ohta
Kenta Suga Kenta Suga ... Junnosuke Furuyuki
Shin'ichi Tsutsumi ... Norifumi Suzuki
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Tomoe Suzuki
Hidetaka Yoshioka Hidetaka Yoshioka ... Ryunosuke Chagawa
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Storyline

Chagawa finds it increasing difficult to support his young ward Junnosuke in his store across the street from the Suzuki garage on Third Street. Unless he can provide a better life, Junnosuke's rich father, Kawabata will take him away. Chagawa focuses once again on winning the "Akutagawa-sho" literary award and the prize money coming with it. Mika, a 7-year old relative of the Suzukis is left to stay with them when her father has business reverses. She is accustomed to a richer life style and at first her behavior is very spoiled but is humbled when sees the menial chores that her same-aged cousin Ippei performs. Mutsuko continues to work in the family as a mechanic but has an aspiring boyfriend Takeo, who is studying cooking. Chagawa seeks to find Hiromi, who has become successful once more as the exotic dancer "Betty." Written by Brian Greenhalgh

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

3 November 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Always - Napnyugta a Harmadik utcában 2. See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Wow
28 May 2008 | by sageinjapanSee all my reviews

One of the best family dramas I have seen. i was wondering how they would continue from the first movie where everything seemed settled. Boy, was I wrong! Not only does this movie wrap up everything (maybe?) but it had me crying tears of joy at the end.

The first movie got a 10 from me and I admit crying like a baby at the end of it. Part two was almost as good and worth every penny/yen I spent renting it. I will be buying the DVD box set of the two movies and will be very happy to watch them from time to time.

I could not recommend these two movies highly enough.

PS: If you haven't seen the first one DO NOT WATCH THIS ONE! You'll be lost and won't enjoy it. You have to see part one first.


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