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Kawa no soko kara konnichi wa (Sawako Decides) (2010)

TOMATOMETER

Average Rating: 5.8/10
Reviews Counted: 7
Fresh: 4
Rotten: 3

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

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AUDIENCE SCORE

Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 64

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Movie Info

Sawako leaves behind her humiliating job testing new toys in Tokyo to move back to her rural hometown. Her father is ill and his business packing freshwater clams is on hard times. But the elderly female workforce resents her, her hopeless boyfriend tracks her down, and Sawako begins to despair of ever making sense of her life.

Rating:
Unrated
Genre:
Drama , Art House & International , Comedy
Directed By:
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Written By:
YŻya Ishii , Ishii Yuya
Runtime:
Avex Entertainment - Official Site

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Critic Reviews for Kawa no soko kara konnichi wa (Sawako Decides)

All Critics (7) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (3)

Totally oddball, this Japanese comedy's jokes occasionally get lost in translation, yet it moves effortlessly from colonic irrigation to crowd-pleasing, clam-packing sing-alongs with quirky verve.

Full Review… | July 12, 2011
Total Film

A strange, quirky film with a moral that one would think the Japanese might accept more readily than the British.

Full Review… | July 8, 2011
This is London

A film that aims for quirk-cachet yet somehow winds up in that hinterland between actually funny and simply irritating.

Full Review… | July 7, 2011
Guardian

With her mop of dark hair and her engaging face, Hikari Mitsushima is a bright presence.

Full Review… | July 6, 2011
Electric Sheep

Witty, subtle and amusing satire on Japanese culture.

Full Review… | July 4, 2011
Empire Magazine

its occasional flashes of quirkiness are never enough to justify its overstretched duration.

Full Review… | January 14, 2011
Eye for Film

Audience Reviews for Kawa no soko kara konnichi wa (Sawako Decides)

Sawako is a young woman who can't seem to settle in life.
When we meet her, she is several years into life in Tokyo after leaving her small town home to follow a man.
Since then she has had a series of bad relationships and worse jobs.
Currently, she tests toys for a living, has awful depressing co-workers, and is dating one of her bosses - a single dad who enjoys knitting, and is intent on making her "okasaan" (mother) to his solemn young daughter. Sawako is uncomfortable around children.
When Sawako's father becomes terminally ill from cirrhosis (a fate Sawako seems to be hurling towards herself as she's also constantly drinking), she returns home, accompanied by the boyfriend and small child, and has to face what she left behind.
Along the way, Sawako decides what to do with her life.
Though it's kind of a film about settling, and not the most uplifting or positive message, it is realistic and there is niceness to it.
Though I'm far from a child person, even I found the relationship between Sawako and the sad child moving.

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