Specifics
Japan [2016] - 90m
Genre
Drama, Fantasy
Directed by
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rating
4.0*/5.0*
toplist position
Happiness poster

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January 07, 2022

4.0*/5.0*

Don't be fooled by the title, this isn't one of Tanaka's lighter films. Though the premise sounds perfect for a fun genre flick and the first third of the film leaves you guessing, the middle part and the finale hit pretty hard. Nagase is outstanding, the cinematography is stylish, the soundtrack is exemplary, the drama is captivating. Tanaka proves time and time again he's one of the most gifted and unique contemporary Japanese directors, which makes his somewhat lackluster international status that more frustrating.

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