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The Tale of Iya (2013)

Iya monogatari: Oku no hito (original title)
As a tunnel construction project threatens the natural order of one of Japan's last untouched regions, an old man and his granddaughter Haruna's humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from Tokyo.

Director:

Tetsuichirô Tsuta

Writers:

Tetsuichirô Tsuta (screenplay), Masaya Kawamura (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Rina Takeda Rina Takeda ... Haruna
Shima Ohnishi Shima Ohnishi ... Kudo (as Nobumitsu Ohnishi)
Min Tanaka ... Oldman
Hitoshi Murakami Hitoshi Murakami ... Akira
Sachi Ishimaru Sachi Ishimaru ... Kotomi
Christopher Pellegrini ... Michael
Keisuke Yamamoto Keisuke Yamamoto ... Tamura
Takahiro Ono ... Man
Reika Miwa Reika Miwa ... Woman
Ryû Morioka Ryû Morioka ... Syuji
Naomi Kawase ... Dr. Amamiya
Ren Kido Ren Kido ... Allan
Shigeru Kimura Shigeru Kimura ... Boss
Tomie Nishi Tomie Nishi ... Granny
Yoshiko Taoka Yoshiko Taoka ... Mama (as Keiko Taoka)
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Storyline

As a tunnel construction project threatens the natural order of one of Japan's last untouched regions, an old man and his granddaughter Haruna's humble lifestyle begins to influence the outlook of a man from Tokyo.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

15 February 2013 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

The Tale of Iya See more »

Filming Locations:

Iya, Tokushima, Japan

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nikoniko Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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A very enjoyable movie
1 April 2019 | by Toma11See all my reviews

Story is not impressive. I like cinematography very much and atmosphere in the movie. So, overall it is very good movie, definitely better than average Hollywood movie.

If you love this movie you will probably love "Our Little Sister (2015)". If you ask me I would say that "Our Little Sister" is better.

This is my first review and I hope it helps. I wrote it just because there was none :)


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