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15 Ratings


Directed by Ryuichi Hiroki
Japan, 2011
Drama, TV Movie


Hikari lost her boyfriend, Kenji, to a fatal crime that occurred in Akihabara a few years ago, something she has yet to come to terms with in her heart.

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River Directed by Ryuichi Hiroki

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  • Anthony De Luca's rating of the film River

    While the scenes shot in the aftermath of the tsunami are harrowing, they feel a little shoe-horned in and distract from the main character arc. The handheld documentary style also left me rather cold in places, making me very aware the crew had a public audience on the Tokyo streets. The end credits song is well chosen. Thankfully Mickey Rooney is nowhere to be seen. That would have definetly killed the mood.

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