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Works information

■Director

Kazuyuki Izutsu

■Cast

Shun Shioya, Sosuke Takaoka, Joe Odagiri, Kimiko Yo, Gin Maeda, Ken Mitsuishi, Ryo Kase, Takashi Sasano, Erika Sawajiri, Kyoko Yanagihara, Keisuke Koide, Kazuki Namioka, Hiroyuki Onoue, Yoko Maki

■Genre

Drama

■Production Year

2004

■Length

119min.

■Origin country

Japan

We Shall Overcome Someday

SYNOPSIS

Another "Romeo and Juliet" story, staged in Kyoto, 1968. A nice, normal, nonviolent type high school boy happened to fall in love with "Resident Korean" girl when she was playing a Korean folk song, "Imjin River," on a flute. Then he tries to master the song to get close to her. The story concentrates on his struggle to not only master a song, but win the love of a girl who seems to live in an alien, hostile world. Enthusiastically supported by young film goers, Recorded over 6 million USD domestic box office in 2006.