100 Yen Love (Hyakuen No Koi) (2014)

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Critic Reviews for 100 Yen Love (Hyakuen No Koi)

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

In its unique mix of seriousness and comedy, the film presents a series of disappointments in a young woman's life that cumulatively convince her to take control of her own destiny.

Oct 23, 2015 | Full Review…
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Begins as a tragic family drama, but is remodeled into a social one, attempting to demonstrate the ugly aspects of the Japanese society: Family troubles, dysfunctional relationships and the fear of solitude that can drive one to extreme actions

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

A hugely entertaining yet emotionally draining experience, 100 Yen Love takes its audience from hilarious highs to tear-inducing lows. ... An adrenaline-fuelled euphoria.

Apr 6, 2016 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Ando carries the film with a genuine humor that holds your attention, even if the final act does feel rushed.

Feb 23, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

...maintains a distinction between personal worth/growth and success or lack thereof in the world...

Dec 10, 2015 | Full Review…

In this darkly comedic commentary on Japan's sexism and achievement-oriented society, Ichiko (played wonderfully by Ando Sakura) ranks as one of the most unlikely film heroines.

Oct 23, 2015 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for 100 Yen Love (Hyakuen No Koi)

½

Not bad. The boxing angle was a little disturbing, though. I find it so pointless and destructive. Otherwise enjoyable story with good acting and quirky characters.

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