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3.8
14 Ratings

The Friends

Natsu no niwa

Directed by Shinji Sômai
Japan, 1994
Drama

Synopsis

A delightful and moving coming-of-age story. One summer, three young boys take an increasing interest in an eccentric old man who lives alone in a house surrounded by an overgrown garden.

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The Friends
Directed by Shinji Sômai

Awards & Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival

2012 | Retrospective: Shinji Somai

Kinema Junpo Awards

1995 | Winner: Best Screenplay

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