Be With You (Ima, ai ni yukimasu) (2004)





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Mio's death leaves husband Takumi and 6 year old son Yuji fending for themselves. Taku occasionally suffers fainting spells, is disorganized, and fears that his health hindered Mio's happiness. Yuji overheard relatives speculate that his delivery compromised her health, and he blames himself for her death. Mio left him a picture book in which she departs for "The Archive Star" but re-appears during the rainy season the following year, and he eagerly awaits her return. Taking a walk in the forest outside their house, Taku and Yuji find a woman sheltering from the rain and immediately accept her as Mio. She has no memory or sense of identity, but comes home to live with them anyway. She asks Taku how they met and fell in love, and he recounts a tale of years of missed chances starting in high school until she encouraged their marriage years later. As the rainy season nears its end, Yuji finds the "time capsule" he hid with his mother before her death. Mio's diary is inside, and its version of the romance holds the answers to the mystery.
Art House & International , Drama , Romance
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Oh geeze...after i saw the recomendation here...i went and watched it immeadiately...then proceeded to cry...a ...bit... but it was verrry good...well worth it!^^

Lennon Wolcott
Lennon Wolcott

A fantastic Asian movie. I recommend it to those who like romantic dramas. I think it is unnecessarily long but not boring. A cute Japanese nuclear family...An engaging story and relaxing calmness of the film... I like it !

Ricky Chapman
Ricky Chapman

A great movie, which borders on the fantastic and the poetic, as Mio returns from the dead to her family for the rainy season, and learns again to love her husband and son. Full of good feelings, not in an annoying heavy Hollywood way, but in what is maybe a Japanese, subtle and light manner. The last part of the movie brings new surprises and gives sense to the story, making it complete in a way that few movies achieve. The little boy plays wonderfully and all is perfect--until the music cover at the end of the movie.

Maryelle Demongeot
Maryelle Demongeot

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