|FIRST LOVE (2000)
Hatsukoi - one of the best coming of age films. Chosen as the 3rd Best Film at the 22nd Yokohama Film Festival.
story opens just after 17-year-old Sataka has gotten dumped by her
boyfriend. When her mother is hospitalized with cancer, Sataka is left
alone with her emotionally repressed father. Whiling away the hours one
day, she finds a love letter written to another man by her mother 24
years earlier, deciding to track down the letter's recipient, Sataka
eventually finds Shinichiro, an overweight slob who was abandoned by his
wife years earlier.
Determined to clean him up and reintroduce
him to her mother, Sataka nags Shinchiro until he finally agrees to her
demands, and a gradual friendship develops as she drags him to the gym
and a clothing store. But once Shinchiro's makeover is complete, he
turns the tables on his young friend, and when the time comes for him to
meet Sataka's mother, all concerned parties find themselves embarking
on a new phase in their lives.
Director: Tetsuo Shinohara
Writer: Masahiko Nagasawa
Stars: Rena Tanaka, Mieko Harada, Hiroyuki Sanada
2000 - JAPANESE with OPTIONAL ENGLISH SUBTITLES - COLOR - 16:9 ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN - 113 MINUTES
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