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Kazoku wa tsuraiyo (2016)

A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that ... See full summary »

Director:

Yôji Yamada

Writers:

Yôji Yamada (screenplay), Emiko Hiramatsu (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Isao Hashizume Isao Hashizume ... Shuzo Hirata
Kazuko Yoshiyuki Kazuko Yoshiyuki ... Tomiko Hirata
Masahiko Nishimura ... Konosuke Hirata
Yui Natsukawa Yui Natsukawa ... Fumie Hirata
Shôzô Hayashiya Shôzô Hayashiya ... Taizo Kanai
Tomoko Nakajima Tomoko Nakajima ... Shigeko Kanai
Satoshi Tsumabuki ... Shoto Hirata
Takanosuke Nakamura Takanosuke Nakamura ... Kenichi Hirata
Ayumu Maruyama Ayumu Maruyama ... Nobusuke Hirata
Yû Aoi ... Noriko Mamiya
Nenji Kobayashi Nenji Kobayashi ... Numata
Jun Fubuki Jun Fubuki ... Kayo
Takashi Sasano Takashi Sasano ... Custodian
Katsumi Kiba Katsumi Kiba ... Takamura
Tsurube Shôfukutei Tsurube Shôfukutei ... Doctor
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Storyline

A husband (Isao Hashizume) and wife (Kazuko Yoshiyuki) have been married for 50 years. For her birthday, the husband asks the wife what she wants for her birthday present. She replies that she wants a divorce. The wife's divorce announcement sends the entire family into chaos. Their children are much thrown into a state of panic to hear this news of separation. Amid the sudden tumult of life, each member of the family begins to publicize respective grievances. Written by Subrat Jain

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Comedy

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

12 March 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Maravillosa familia de Tokio See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Very good clean fun!
4 March 2017 | by HombredelfuturoSee all my reviews

...the director used the same cast as with Tokyo family. Very good actors all of them by the way. The situations in some parts are very similar to Tokyo family but with a comedy tinted view. Hashizume san is formidable in his roll demonstrating how good actor he is if you compare both films. Its very interesting how can you make two movies (or may be a few more)based on similar scripts and finish with a totally different product.

-No doubt that is difficult to have a big family (like the original title mentions); many characters, ages, desires etc; all that need some kind of catalyst to make things possible. Sometimes is a person, sometimes is a way of living generated by all their members.

-The director, script and cinematography let you IN in the movie no matter your "level", you will find something for you.

-The colors palette is very nice, the neighborhood and houses showed are quite tranquil like most residential areas besides central Tokyo. I think this area is between the Bay and Chiba.

Very recommendable.


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