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A Boy and His Samurai (2010)

Chonmage purin (original title)
Kidzhima Yasube, the Samurai of the period Edo, is postponed to 180 years ahead to Japan of our days. There he meets the divorced woman Hiroko and her son Tomoyey. She invites Yasube to ... See full summary »

Director:

Yoshihiro Nakamura

Writers:

Yoshihiro Nakamura (screenplay), Gen Araki (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ryô Nishikido Ryô Nishikido ... Kijima Yasube
Fuku Suzuki Fuku Suzuki ... Tomoya Yusa
Rie Tomosaka Rie Tomosaka ... Hiroko Yusa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Keisuke Horibe ... Shirozaki
Jun Inoue Jun Inoue ... Tonoma Tomoharu
Hiroki Konno Hiroki Konno ... Tanaka
Shioli Kutsuna ... Confectionery Employee (as Shiori Kutsuna)
Yûji Nakamura Yûji Nakamura
Hitomi Satô ... Yoshie Hiraishi
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Kidzhima Yasube, the Samurai of the period Edo, is postponed to 180 years ahead to Japan of our days. There he meets the divorced woman Hiroko and her son Tomoyey. She invites Yasube to herself to live, and for food and a lodging for the night asks it to help about the house. The former Samurai begins to cook cakes for Toma and thanks to them becomes the famous confectioner. The relations between this Trinity become more and more warm, but day when they have to say goodbye with each other, already not far off .

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

31 July 2010 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Boy and His Samurai See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,763,791
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Production Co:

Dub, Smoke See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Remember You
Performed by Kiyoshirô Imawano
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5 July 2017 | by adtvtxjunoSee all my reviews

This was a sweet well done movie. Like one person said, it is a shame not many people will see it because it has subtitles and not well known. The clash of culture values is not "bigot" as another viewer said. The clash is the fuel for humor. It was a beautiful movie done with no cgi. I almost passed it up because there were no special effects. Don't make the same mistake I almost made.


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