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Themis (2011)

Himizu (original title)
After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty.

Director:

Sion Sono

Writers:

Minoru Furuya (manga), Sion Sono (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Shôta Sometani ... Yuichi
Fumi Nikaidô ... Keiko
Tetsu Watanabe ... Shozo
Mitsuru Fukikoshi ... Keita tamura
Megumi Kagurazaka ... Keiko tamura
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Sumida's father
Makiko Watanabe ... Sumida's mother
Asuka Kurosawa Asuka Kurosawa
Denden ... Kaneko
Jun Murakami ... Tanimura
Yôsuke Kubozuka ... Teruhiko
Yuriko Yoshitaka Yuriko Yoshitaka ... Miki
Takahiro Nishijima Takahiro Nishijima ... You
Anne Suzuki ... Waitress
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Moto Fuyuki Moto Fuyuki ... Tetsu
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After two teenagers from abusive households befriend each other, their lives take a dark adventure into existentialism, despair, and human frailty.

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The original comic of "Himizu" did not have any elements of the earthquake disaster of March 11th 2011. A script was already written in early 2011, but the director decided to add the earthquake disaster into the story, making it the first film released that directly dealt with the subject. See more »

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Referenced in Looking at some cars at London Motor Show 2018 (2018) See more »

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Adagio For Strings
Composed by Samuel Barber
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boring
11 October 2012 | by eternalkpSee all my reviews

After Love Exposure, I want to give this director's other movies a go. What a mistake, this movie stinks. How could a director who is capable of making something exciting to watching like LOVE EXPOSURE makes something horrible as HIMIZU is beyond me.

I like movies that are different. This movie is different. But also very dull and boring. No one could relate to any of the characters depicted.

This movies has a lot of uninteresting WTF moments that make no sense at all. I fell asleep twice watching this movie. The protagonist is depicted as mind-numbingly dull fellow. The girl is retarded. Actually all of the characters are retarded. I wonder if the radiation has something with it.

I highly don't recommend this movie. What a waste of time.


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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 January 2012 (Japan) See more »

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$1,234,841
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