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Ratings & Reviews

  1. MyAmanda's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    3.5 A bittersweet coming of age drama about unrequited love. Ryosuke doesn't do anything unique in terms of style, but the mundane colours and static shots somehow fits. Sadly the ending is a huge letdown.

  2. get out of my field's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    Hashiguchi' films in four words: relevance, freshness, vitality, realism, like you just passed by the nearest beach and accidentally saw the final scene. holy writ for teens.

  3. lina maj's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    Loved the slow pace of the film soooo much!

  4. Anthony De Luca's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    Typhoon Club, The Family Game, The Black Board, Summer Vacation:1999, Harmful Insect and Like Grains of Sand. Love, hate, fear, confusion, anger and alienation. Modern Japanese teenage angst done with aplomb.

  5. Kotryna's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    sometimes too slow or awkward acting, but the movie got its points beautifully.

  6. anschyn's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    so far this is the best japanese romance movie i've ever seen

  7. Caillouquiroule's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    Un film juste sur les incertitudes de l'adolescence, très bien joué, avec une mise en scène simple mais efficace. Il s'étire sans doute trop en longueur. Etonnant cependant de voir un film qui, s'il n'y avait l'absence de technologies (smartphone etc), n'a pas pris une ride.

  8. azoulay's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    C'est assez lisse comme si au Japon les choses retentissaient différemment, mais aussi inéluctablement. Ces 3 jeunes en mal d'amour tournent autour de leur histoire impossible avec la gravité de leur attirance les uns pour les autres sans fard et sans renoncement. Et ça reste élégant et fin comme la culture japonaise.Le personnage énigmatique, le plus intéressant est celui de la fille (influence ozouienne)

  9. meth_'s rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

  10. Simona's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

  11. roujin's rating of the film Like Grains of Sand

    Is this THE Japanese teen film?