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Closed Diary (2007)

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Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that... See full summary »

Director:

Isao Yukisada

Writers:

Shusuke Shizukui (novel), Isao Yukisada (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Erika Sawajiri ... Kae Horii
Yûsuke Iseya ... Ryu Ishitobi
Yûko Takeuchi ... Ibuki Mano
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Urara Awata Urara Awata ... Kimiyo's mother
Renji Ishibashi ... Masamichi Nakazawa
Yuka Itaya Yuka Itaya ... Hoshi Yamazaki
Takashi Itô Takashi Itô
Kenta Miyasaka Kenta Miyasaka
Hiromi Nagasaku Hiromi Nagasaku ... Kanako
Katsuo Nakamura ... Kiichirou
Saeko Saeko ... Hana Ikeuchi
Eisuke Sasai Eisuke Sasai ... Segawa
Tetsushi Tanaka Tetsushi Tanaka ... Kashima
Ai Yamaguchi Ai Yamaguchi ... Kimiyo Mizuhara
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Storyline

Kae Horii (Erika Sawajiri) moves into her new flat in an undisclosed area of Kyoto. While unpacking her belongings, she discovers a hidden compartment behind a inconspicuous mirror. In that compartment, Kae finds a notebook, that turns out to be a diary belonging to the previous tenant. Later that evening Kae starts to read the diary. The writer of the diary is Ibuki Mano (Yuko Takeuchi), a young lady about to embark on her first year as an elementary school teacher. Ibuki is also in love with a man named Takashi, who may or may not hold similar feelings for Ibuki. The diary immediately resonates with Kae, as she plans to become an elementary school teacher herself. Ibuki's experiences also works as an inspirational instructional guide for Kae's own personal life. Kae is also in love with an aloof illustrator/artist (Yusuke Iseya), who may or may not hold similar feelings for Kae. Written by http://asianwiki.com

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Genres:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 September 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Closed Diary See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,530,455
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the park scene (approx 1hr10min into the film), camera shows Kae from the back sitting on a bench cross-legged. When camera switches to a front view, her leg is not crossed. See more »

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