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Aisuru (1997)

Two young people meet by chance and fall in love but the woman is diagnosed with leprosy and sent away to a remote mountain sanitorium.

Director:

Kei Kumai

Writers:

Shûsaku Endô (novel), Kei Kumai
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Cast overview:
Miki Sakai Miki Sakai ... Mitsu Morita
Atsuro Watabe Atsuro Watabe ... Tsutomu Yoshioka
Jô Shishido ... Chinen (as Joe Shishido)
Masumi Okada Masumi Okada ... professor
Chieko Matsubara Chieko Matsubara ... Yamagata (a sister)
Miki Sanjô Miki Sanjô ... Inamura (a head nurse)
Tsunehiko Kamijô Tsunehiko Kamijô ... Okuhara (the director of hospital)
Ken Nishida Ken Nishida ... Nishiyama (doctor)
Kyôko Kishida ... Taeko Kano
Keiju Kobayashi Keiju Kobayashi ... Kamijo
Moeko Ezawa Moeko Ezawa ... Woman at the apartment
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Two young people meet by chance and fall in love but the woman is diagnosed with leprosy and sent away to a remote mountain sanitorium.

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leprosy | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

4 October 1997 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

To Love See more »

Filming Locations:

Hodaka, Japan See more »

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Production Co:

Nikkatsu See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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broader love
16 September 2001 | by whl0906See all my reviews

When I see this film, I just ask myself whether I will do as the girl does. Love does not only exist between lovers, but among people. Especially those people who are in difficulty, sick or lonely. The film makes me moved and full of love.


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