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Nagai iiwake (2016)

Based on a book by writer - director Miwa Nishikawa, a recently widowed writer ( Masahiro Motoki,Departures)whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief,or lack of it, in ... See full summary »

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Miwa Nishikawa

Writers:

Miwa Nishikawa (screenplay), Miwa Nishikawa (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Masahiro Motoki ... Sachio Kinugasa
Pistol Takehara Pistol Takehara ... Yoichi Omiya
Eri Fukatsu ... Natsuko Kinugasa
Kenshin Fujita Kenshin Fujita ... Shinpei Omiya
Tamaki Shiratori Tamaki Shiratori ... Akari Omiya
Sôsuke Ikematsu Sôsuke Ikematsu ... Shinsuke Kishimoto
Haru Kuroki ... Chihiro Fukunaga
Keiko Horiuchi Keiko Horiuchi ... Yuki, Yoichi's wife
Maho Yamada Maho Yamada ... Teacher
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jiji Bû Jiji Bû
Chikako Hara Chikako Hara
Hideto Iwai Hideto Iwai
Suon Kan Suon Kan
Katsuya Kobayashi Katsuya Kobayashi
Izumi Matsuoka Izumi Matsuoka
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Based on a book by writer - director Miwa Nishikawa, a recently widowed writer ( Masahiro Motoki,Departures)whose wife died in a bus crash comes to terms with his grief,or lack of it, in caring for the children of a working man who also lost his wife in the same accident.

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Japan

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

14 October 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

#5 See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Ombra mai fu
from the opera "Xerxes"
Written by Georg Frideric Haendel
performed by Aoi Teshima
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6.5/10
5 September 2018 | by thekingsdomSee all my reviews

Others have explained what this film is about, so I'll just describe my feelings about it. Overall, this is a good film. It's typical Japanese, so it's very slow moving :) Don't expect fast-moving action with this film. It starts off very well, but it does get a bit cheesy in places. However, it's well acted, and it's filmed very well. The script and dialogue are also pretty good. Overall, a thumbs up from me. A tad cheesy here and there but it's worth a watch. 6.5/10 is my score.


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