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Give It All

Ganbatte ikimasshoi

Directed by Itsumichi Isomura
Japan, 1998
Drama, Sport


Etsuko – a typical Japanese high school student, who’s unlucky in love, an academic failure, and plain bored with life. That’s until one day, the view of a boat gliding gracefully in the sea inspires her to take up the oar.

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Give It All Directed by Itsumichi Isomura

Awards & Festivals

Kinema Junpo Awards

1999 | Winner: Best New Actress

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1999 | Winner: Newcomer of the Year

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