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Parade (2009)

Parêdo (original title)
Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.

Director:

Isao Yukisada

Writers:

Shûichi Yoshida (based on the novel by), Isao Yukisada (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tatsuya Fujiwara ... Naoki Ihara
Karina Karina ... Mirai Soma
Shihori Kanjiya ... Kotomi Okochi
Kento Hayashi Kento Hayashi ... Satoru Kokubo
Keisuke Koide ... Ryosuke Sugimoto
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Atsushi Fukazawa Atsushi Fukazawa
Renji Ishibashi
Midoriko Kimura
Marina Kozawa Marina Kozawa
Bokuzô Masana
Misaki Momose Misaki Momose
Yuri Nakamura
Kiyoko Negishi Kiyoko Negishi ... Noodle shop owner
Maho Nonami Maho Nonami
Terunosuke Takezai
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Four youths share a two bedroom apartment in a corner of Tokyo. A series of assault cases occur in the same district. Eighteen year old Satoru, a male prostitute, joins them as a new house mate. Their daily life slowly starts to change.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

20 February 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Japan's Spanish Apartment
14 January 2011 | by mangkookSee all my reviews

Its a Japanese answer to "L'auberge espagnole".

That's it.

Not really the same issue / story but that's the first thing that pop in my mind when watching Parade.

I've been watching many Japanese film and drama but almost none of them comprise of bunch of people sharing a house together. I don't really get it but perhaps Japanese don't like sharing a house unless in dire stress or consider privacy their top priority?

This film delights me. Perhaps not really original but it's refreshing, coming from Japan.


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