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Megane (2007)

Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

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Naoko Ogigami

Writer:

Naoko Ogigami
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Cast

Credited cast:
Satomi Kobayashi Satomi Kobayashi ... Taeko
Mikako Ichikawa Mikako Ichikawa ... Haruna
Ryo Kase ... Yomogi (as Ryô Kase)
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Yuji
Masako Motai ... Sakura
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Taeko's friend
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Ken ... Koji
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Taeko is a stressed career woman who leaves her life in the city for an island vacation. The vacation does not become what she expected as everyone on the island is strange.

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

22 September 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Briller See more »

Filming Locations:

Yoron Island, Okinawa, Japan

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Referenced in 'Megane' kôkai kinen tokubetsu bangumi (2007) See more »

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31 March 2008 | by 8thSinSee all my reviews

This movie is one of those SLOW and SUBTLE Japanese movies. It's a simple movie about a lady professor going to an island for an off-season vacation.

The crazy residents on the island and subtle humor in this movie was very enjoyable for me and there were some really beautiful scenes of the coastline. Acting in this movie is very solid. Not many things are said in this film, but it's very easy to connect with all the characters and tell how they're feeling.

We live in such a fast-paced society today, it's nice to be reminded that it's important to take a break once every while and that once again, beauty and happiness can be found in simplest things.


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