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A lonely woman living in Tokyo decides to take an English class where she discovers her alter ego, Lucy.

Director:

Atsuko Hirayanagi

Writers:

Atsuko Hirayanagi (based on the short film by), Boris Frumin | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shinobu Terajima ... Setsuko Kawashima / Lucy
Josh Hartnett ... John
Kaho Minami ... Ayako
Kôji Yakusho ... Takeshi Komori / Tom
Shioli Kutsuna ... Mika Ogawa
Megan Mullally ... Hannah
Reiko Aylesworth ... Kei
Nick Gracer ... Henry
Liz Bolton Liz Bolton ... Nancy
Miyoko Yamaguchi Miyoko Yamaguchi ... Yoshiko
Hajime Inoue Hajime Inoue ... Boss
Hiroaki Miyagawa Hiroaki Miyagawa ... Yakuza Man
Stefanie Arianne Stefanie Arianne ... Receptionist (as Stephanie A)
Leni Ito ... Mi (Flight Attendant)
Calvin C. Winbush ... Cab Driver (as Calvin Winbush)
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Storyline

The drama-comedy tells the story of Setsuko Kawashima (Terajima), a lonely, chain-smoking office lady in Tokyo who is past her prime. After deciding to take an English class, she discovers a new identity in her American alter ego, 'Lucy,' and falls for her instructor, John (Hartnett). When John suddenly disappears, Setsuko earnestly sets out on a quest to find him, eventually leading her to the outskirts of Southern California. Written by Oh Lucy!

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Japan | USA

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

28 April 2018 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Ach, Lucy! See more »

Filming Locations:

Tokyo, Japan See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,569, 4 March 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$375,391, 5 July 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

French certificate # 147467. See more »

Connections

Remake of Oh Lucy! (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Gobierno
Written by Bob Mair and Nick Vincent and Francisco Jimenez Garcia
Performed by Paco
Courtesy of Black Toast Music
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Movie matches reality
24 March 2018 | by mikehbenderSee all my reviews

Even though the movie was Japanese, it could easily have been an American Indie movie. Complex characters and issues that can't result be resolved. No simple answers here


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