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Japanese Story, 2003

Japanese Story
Directed by: Sue Brooks
Written by: Allison Tilson
Language:  English, Japanese
Country:  Australia
Runtime:  110 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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Japanese Story can be described as contemplative, captivating, and sincere. The plot revolves around an unlikely couple, isolation, and culture clash. The main genres are drama and romance. In approach, Japanese Story is serious and realistic. It is set, at least in part, in the desert and in the wilderness. It is located in Australia. Japanese Story takes place in contemporary times. The movie has received attention for being an award winner. Note that it involves nudity, sexual content, and profanity.

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This romantic drama stars Toni Collette as Sandy, a high-strung Australian geologist assigned to escort... more

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Language: English, Japanese
Country: Australia
Release date: 16 September 2004
Runtime: 110 min

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Toni Collette Toni Collette As Sandy Edwards
Gotaro Tsunashima Gotaro Tsunashima As Hiromitsu Tachibana
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Chicago Tribune
A movie with surprises, some of which you should discover for yourself. But its main surprises may be the power of Collette's performance and the beautifully controlled mood and atmosphere Brooks creates.
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by: Michael Wilmington
Entertainment Weekly
This is an origami story, really, about what a construction of chance the big world is.
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I loved this movie. There are many people who do not like this movie, as is the case with such films those on one side have a hard time understanding the views of the other. I thought this film was stark and beautiful--as moving in its silence and...
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