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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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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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Ombra mai fu
from the opera "Xerxes"
Written by Georg Frideric Haendel
performed by Aoi Teshima
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The Kids Are Alright
19 April 2017 | by See all my reviews

This is a solid entry in the genre of kids thawing out the frozen heart of an adult. The two appealing kids are particularly good actors, and make it easier to accept the rather sudden transformation of the main character. This movie should appeal to all but the most jaded and cynical.


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