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Tokyo Fiancée (2014)

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A young Japanophile Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student.


Stefan Liberski


Stefan Liberski (screenplay), Amélie Nothomb (novel)
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Credited cast:
Pauline Etienne ... Amélie
Taichi Inoue Taichi Inoue ... Rinri
Julie LeBreton ... Christine
Alice de Lencquesaing Alice de Lencquesaing ... Yasmine
Akimi Ota Akimi Ota ... Hara
Hiroki Kageyama Hiroki Kageyama ... Hiroki
Tokio Yokoi Tokio Yokoi ... Père de Rinri
Hiromi Asai Hiromi Asai ... Mère de Rinri
Shinnosuke Kasahara Shinnosuke Kasahara ... Yoshi
Masaki Watanabe Masaki Watanabe ... Masa
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yasunari Kondo Yasunari Kondo
Miho Suzuki ... Rika


A young Japanophile Belgian woman in Tokyo falls into a whirlwind romance with a Francophile Japanese student.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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Belgium | France | Canada | Japan


French | Japanese | English

Release Date:

8 October 2014 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Il fascino indiscreto dell'amore See more »

Filming Locations:

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Based on Amélie Nothomb's love affair with Rinri Mizuno when she was living Japan in her early twenties. Although the real-life events took place in the early 1990s, the director set the film in the early 2010s. The real-life events narrated in Tokyo Fiancée took place at the same time than those narrated in Fear and Trembling (2003). See more »


Amélie: Rinri, show me more things that I don't see.
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Follows Fear and Trembling (2003) See more »


Big in Japan
Performed by Ane Brun
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Stop It
17 December 2018 | by tfo-08454See all my reviews

Stop it. Stop knocking this film down. It is not Blade Runner, but it is NOT as awful as reviewers are pretending it to be either. Firstly, it is in Japan so has an exotic feel and nice nature and cityscape scenery. Secondly, the Belgian girl disrobes and it is satisfying. There is flaunting and glorious flesh. Thirdly, yeah she is not Jennifer Lawrence but she flaunts more than a lack of hair so come on let us be fair. Fourthly, you have to laugh at the mystery and demeanor of the boy's parents. It IS funny. All in all, 5/10 and far from 1/10.

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