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Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016)

Yu wo wakasuhodo no atsui ai (original title)
A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months. She needs to complete her tasks in that short time frame. She needs to... See full summary »

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Ryôta Nakano

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Ryôta Nakano (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rie Miyazawa Rie Miyazawa ... Futaba Kono
Hana Sugisaki ... Azumi Kono
Aoi Itô Aoi Itô ... Ayuko Katase
Yukiko Shinohara Yukiko Shinohara ... Kimie Sakamaki
Tarô Suruga Tarô Suruga ... Takimoto
Tôri Matsuzaka Tôri Matsuzaka ... Takumi Mukai
Joe Odagiri ... Kazuhiro Kono
Nanoka Matsubara Nanoka Matsubara ... 'Mean Girls' Leader
Shuhei Eto Shuhei Eto ... Teacher
Kagetora Miura Kagetora Miura ... Mr. Aso
Sôtarô Tanaka Sôtarô Tanaka
Lily Lily
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Hiroshi Suzuki Hiroshi Suzuki
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A strict, but caring mother has an awakening when she is told she has cancer and it is terminal. She has a few months. She needs to complete her tasks in that short time frame. She needs to retrieve her husband who has vanished and get the family business restarted. She needs to help her daughter be able to pick after herself. Will the family bonds grow stronger or wither? Written by aghaemi

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

29 October 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ahavata martikha et mei ha'ambat See more »

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$160,697
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Trivia

Japan's submission to the Foreign Language Film Award of the 90th Annual Academy Awards. See more »

Quotes

Futaba Sachino: I don't want to lose the meaning of my existence just to prolong my life for a little while.
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Disappointing
28 October 2019 | by sheperdjemelSee all my reviews

The teenage girl can act and she has nice-ish legs, but her class-mates are better. The rest of the film is an emotional violin tea- jerker that should be avoided for people with emotional problems. This is a sad film.


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