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Paradise Kiss (2011)

Paradaisu kisu (original title)
A chance encounter leads Yukari, a burnt out high school student, to a group of dedicated fashion design students. She becomes their model for their graduating exhibition and discovers her talent for modeling.

Director:

Takehiko Shinjo

Writers:

Kenji Bando (screenplay), Ai Yazawa (manga series)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Keiko Kitagawa ... Yukari 'Caroline' Hayasaka
Osamu Mukai ... Jouji 'George' Koizumi
Shunji Igarashi Shunji Igarashi ... Daisuke Yamamoto / Isabella Yamamoto
Kento Kaku ... Arashi Nagase
Steven R Kaufman Steven R Kaufman ... Security Guard
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ivanka Garajova Ivanka Garajova ... Stylist
Jeremy Goldberg Jeremy Goldberg ... Photographer
Ami Ikematsu Ami Ikematsu ... Model (as Aimi Ikematsu)
Nicole Ishida Nicole Ishida ... Model
Rika Izumi Rika Izumi
Natsuki Katô Natsuki Katô ... Kaori Aso
Fumino Kimura
Kaoru Koide Kaoru Koide
Dan Levin Dan Levin ... Digital Camera Technician
Mayumi Mayumi
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Storyline

Yukari Hayasaka is a mediocre student who has worked her way to a top school just to make her mother proud. She always puts others first and herself last. However, her world is turned upside down when she crosses paths with a group of eccentric fashion design students. They know from the start she has the perfect look to model their design in their last school fashion show, but will she build up the courage to stand on her own two feet? Written by Anonymous

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Drama

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 June 2011 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Paradise Kiss See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$16,788,726
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Not bad...not great.
6 July 2019 | by Me_KCSee all my reviews

I generally liked the outfits in the animation series more. As for the story, I can't fully say that the movie was better. There were hits and misses same as with the animation. Seeing how the characters looked like in real life was a plus.


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