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53 Ratings

Always - Sunset on Third Street

Always san-chôme no yûhi

Directed by Takashi Yamazaki
Japan, 2005
Drama, Family


Leaving her provincial home, teenage Mutsuko arrives in Tokyo by train to take a job in a major automotive…

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Always - Sunset on Third Street Directed by Takashi Yamazaki

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

2006 | 3 wins including: Best Supporting Actor

Awards of the Japanese Academy

2006 | 12 wins including: Best Film

2006 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

What are people saying?

  • catch_33's rating of the film Always - Sunset on Third Street

    A picture of a Post-war Japan trying to rebuild in the face of changing values. Cliche, melodramatic and idiotic but also quite sentimental and touching. Some beautiful visuals and a wonderful use of CG which actually have a warmth to them and rarely feel artificial, a nice change. Although extremely obvious and far from subtle, one can't help but be moved by the honest portrayal of everyday folk in post-war Japan.

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