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The 8-Year Engagement (2017)

8-nengoshi no hanayome (original title)
Twenty-somethings Hisashi and Mai are engaged. When suddenly Mai's heart stops and she falls into a coma all Hisashi can do is remain by her side, albeit without knowing whether she might ... See full summary »

Director:

Takahisa Zeze

Writers:

Hisashi Nakahara (based on the book by), Mai Nakahara (based on the book by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tao Tsuchiya ... Mai Nakahara
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kanji Furutachi Kanji Furutachi ... CEO of Somen Factory
Kenta Hamano Kenta Hamano ... Kosuke Murota
Keisuke Horibe ... Doctor Wada
Kazuki Kitamura ... Shibata
Yuri Nakamura Yuri Nakamura ... Mamiko Shimao
Takeru Satoh ... Hisashi (as Takeru Satô)
Tetta Sugimoto Tetta Sugimoto ... Koji Nakahara
Hiroko Yakushimaru Hiroko Yakushimaru ... Hatsumi Nakahara
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Twenty-somethings Hisashi and Mai are engaged. When suddenly Mai's heart stops and she falls into a coma all Hisashi can do is remain by her side, albeit without knowing whether she might improve. Things look up when Mai finally comes out of the coma and becomes conscious again, but she has suffered brain damage and cannot remember her man. Written by aghaemi

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Official Sites:

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Country:

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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

16 December 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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In short Amazing
14 September 2018 | by wommeeeSee all my reviews

It does not take long to forget you are reading subs, that is the intensity of this movie. Every time you know what will happen next, you are wrong. A true gem from Japan, with A+ acting. It is so draining that I wont watch it often, but it will for sure be on the repeat list. Basically boy falls in love with feisty girl who falls into a coma.A definite worth the money to see, I now have a copy.


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