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Sekai kara neko ga kietanara (2016)

Young mailman finds out he has no time left due to a terminal disease. Suddenly he is approached by a devil that offers him to live more time if he eliminates something from the world. ... See full summary »

Director:

Akira Nagai

Writers:

Genki Kawamura (based on the novel by), Yoshikazu Okada (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Gaku Hamada ... Tsutaya
Mieko Harada ... Postman's Mother
Anna Ishii Anna Ishii
Aoi Miyazaki ... Postman's First Love
Eiji Okuda Eiji Okuda ... Postman's Father
Eita Okuno Eita Okuno
Takeru Satoh ... Postman / Devil (as Takeru Satô)
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Young mailman finds out he has no time left due to a terminal disease. Suddenly he is approached by a devil that offers him to live more time if he eliminates something from the world. Young mailman then thinks about his relationship with friends, ex-partners, family. Written by malamadre

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 May 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

If Cats Disappeared from the World See more »

Filming Locations:

Hokkaido, Japan See more »

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Toho Company,Toho Pictures See more »
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Wonderful and poetic
28 December 2017 | by schorschi100See all my reviews

When I decided to watch the movie, I was expecting a more western-like fantasy movie. I was delightfully surprised with a deep emotional movie about life and how to come to terms with what it has to offer. Besides superb outdoor takings, wonderful acting conveying controlled feelings (I truly hate kitsch emotional outbursts, so common in the Hollywood era), the movie in a very quite but powerful way delivers an important message about how to deal with one's fate. Nice music too. I give it a nine out of ten, the deduction of one star due to the predictability of the ending.


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