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yuko
Posted: Apr 09, 2006 6:33 am Reply with quote
ユメクイ ユメクイ
Joined: 24 Jun 2005 Posts: 1141 Location: italy
Dolls -ドールズ


TAKESHI KITANO

Cast:
Miho Kanno
Hidetoshi Nishijima
Tatsuya Mihashi
Chieko Matsubara
Kyoko Fukada
Tsutomu Takeshige

Year: 2002
Produced by: Bandai Visual, Tokyo FM, TV Tokyo e Office Kitano
duration: 113'
Music by: Joe Hisaishi
Genre: Romance


There are three stories about neverending love.

Wikipedia's page -> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dolls_(film)
official japanese website ->http://www.office-kitano.co.jp/dolls
http://www.office-kitano.co.jp/dolls/phase1/top.html






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I bought this the DVD of this yesterday...
I choose it coz I like Kyoko Fukada n I love Miho Kanno, I saw her in some doramas n I think she's good... I expecially like the look of her face... she always have a cute face.... even if she's crying Nod
I didn't watch it yet, so I dunno what other to say, I'll write more when I'll watch it Smile
This movie is very popular all over the world, so I think someone of u saw it...
 
yumiotsuka
Posted: Apr 09, 2006 7:00 am Reply with quote
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Joined: 01 May 2005 Posts: 955
hey kyoko fukada the japanese actress that bought me to japan industry..
the first drama i watch of hers is to heart and friends Love
i can't find any dvd on this show in singapore..~ too bad
 
yuko
Posted: Apr 09, 2006 10:29 am Reply with quote
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Joined: 24 Jun 2005 Posts: 1141 Location: italy
really? I thought it was sold in singapore coz it's near japan.. italy is so far in fact japanese items aren't sold here... just this movie, I dunno why.
It came to the cinema a few years ago, but I didn't know it,,, now I saw it in a shop and I bought it Tongue
 
zyzzyva
Posted: Apr 09, 2006 1:56 pm Reply with quote
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Joined: 07 Aug 2005 Posts: 635 Location: California
I love this movie! Love
But it is definitely one you have to be in just the right mood to watch and really enjoy.

The pacing is very deliberate and at first one could call the film 'quiet'. But the messages concerning neverending love, like yuko said, truly resonate with the viewer--possibly more after watching, in thinking back to the images and tragedies of each story.

[I'll let yuko get into descriptions of the stories, if she wants, since it is her thread Smile .]

Besides the moving nature of the tales (be fore-warned: this is not a "happy" movie--be prepared to cry), what it'll definitely be remembered for is the startling and stunning use of color to support emotions, themes and connections. Think Jet Li's Hero in smaller, more 'art-sy' doses. Wink

I definitely recommend this film, but again, just relax a bit first and let it all wash over you. Slowly drink in what's there and remember/ruminate on your own loves and losses.
 
Sauronu
Posted: Apr 13, 2006 4:02 pm Reply with quote
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Joined: 25 Jan 2006 Posts: 48 Location: Bulgaria
This movie is very good and interesting, the 3 love stories are very well made, but very tragic and sad. My favorite story is with the j-pop star (Fukada) and her fan, you can see what things can somebody do in the name of love.
Yuko congratulations for your prefect purhase, and if some miracle occure and you get the Kitano autograph on that DVD, it will be priceless Smile
 
marktobias
Posted: Apr 13, 2006 6:35 pm Reply with quote
大好きだよ。 大好きだよ。
Joined: 10 Feb 2006 Posts: 247 Location: Peterborough, England
the first time i watched this film i wasn't really ready for it. i'd got too used to watching Korean romances and so the metaphors and imagary of Dolls kind of knocked me for six.

i went back to watch it a second time and really took it all in. it's the kind of film you absorb. in a way the stories aren't really needed for the film to make any sense, it's just like one big visual poem. that's the way i like to describe it anyway Smile

i find myself going back and watching the segment where Sawako is playing with that pink blowy ball toy thingy. i find it mesmerising.
 
hitomi #1
Posted: Aug 09, 2009 12:11 am Reply with quote
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Joined: 17 Feb 2009 Posts: 1933 Location: On Ai's speed dial!
Yes, everyone is right about it being an interesting film, it is, but a warning, don't watch it if you're the least bit tired, Shocked it is quite slow in parts, especially Miho Kanno's segments. Kyoko's segment about being an Idol was very good, hate to admit it, but that song she sang was just so catchy it made me want to hear more J-Pop, Embarassed plus she looks better than she ever has in the movie! Wink Recommended to watch, just watch it when you're wide awake. Laughing
 
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