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Au Revoir L'Ete (2013)

Hotori no Sakuko (original title)
After failing her university entrance exam, Sakuko is invited by her aunt Mikie to spend summer vacation in a beautiful seaside town. Sakuko gets to know the people of the town, including Takashi, a shy relative of her childhood friend.

Director:

Kôji Fukada

Writer:

Kôji Fukada (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
Fumi Nikaidô ... Sakuko
Mayu Tsuruta Mayu Tsuruta ... Kie Umi
Taiga Nakano ... Takashi Kameda (as Taiga)
Kanji Furutachi ... Ukishi
Kiki Sugino Kiki Sugino ... Tatsuko
Takashi Ohtake Takashi Ohtake ... Professor
Ena Koshino Ena Koshino ... Beautiful Long-Haired Ex-Class-Mate
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Natsuko Hori Natsuko Hori
Bryerly Long
Hiroko Matsuda Hiroko Matsuda ... Local Painter
Kôtarô Shiga Kôtarô Shiga
Kazuhiro Sôda Kazuhiro Sôda
Makiko Watanabe ... Sakuko's Aunt
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After failing her university entrance exam, Sakuko is invited by her aunt Mikie to spend summer vacation in a beautiful seaside town. Sakuko gets to know the people of the town, including Takashi, a shy relative of her childhood friend.

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1 November 2018 | by stlouishomemakerSee all my reviews

Really enjoyed the multiple story arches, but at the same time felt like the director threw in too many topics and didn't quite justify their inclusion each time. For example,a bullying scene is shown for a mere second before we never encounter the issue again. My husband said the girl in the bikini at the beach was pretty (and also cool because she was an activist) and he had a point as I felt she had really nice hair. The conflicted main characters had a naturalness to them.


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Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 January 2014 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Au Revoir L'Ete See more »

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