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The Soup, One Morning

Aru asa, soup wa

Directed by Izumi Takahashi
Japan, 2004


Kitigawa suffers panic attacks. His girlfriend Shizu tries to get through to him, but Kitigawa seems to seek help from a suspect source. The lengthy silences are eloquent. A painful statement about the demise of a relationship.

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The Soup, One Morning Directed by Izumi Takahashi

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  • Rob R's rating of the film The Soup, One Morning

    If Raymond Carver had written plays and lived in Japan, this is what he would have created. Unlike any number of overrated movies, _The Soup, One Morning_ really is closely observed, and leaves things unsaid that are nevertheless something to say. And while no one loves SD video, the meaning of the images comes through clearly.

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