Sign in to rate and write review Write a Review. Totally worth getting, in my opinion! Widescreen anamorphic – 1. Subtitles are in order, no missing letters or misspelled, no missing dialogue. All transactions at YesAsia. It’s great fun, on one level not particularly original, and on many others it’s something quite special.
Indeed, as the story proceeds, the viewer becomes thoroughly engrossed, rooting for Matsuko to pull herself out of her downward spiral, hoping that somehow someone will embrace her with the love she needs. DTS, Dobly Digital 5. In s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East. Now, with seemingly no one left to turn to, Matsuko looks to find any man who will return her love, even if that man resorts to physical abuse against her. A loading error has occurred. Company Information About YesAsia. Comics In Japanese In Chinese. The film then gives us glimpses into her past, as we first see Matsuko back in the s as a popular high school teacher at the local junior high school.
Yes, it’s a tragedy, but it’s told with great sympathy mafsuko humor, and intends to teach the audience, or remind them of the necessity to be sensitive towards those in less fortunate situations.
That director is Tetsuya Nakashima, whose previous film Kamikaze Girls was a particular favorite of mine when it played two years ago, and the style of the two films are very similar: Matsuko subgitles for the unconditional love of her father, but, unable to attain it, settles for the smiles she can get from him by adopting a self-abasing goofy expression on her face.
On her release, finding that her lover had gone off with meomries, she became involved with a Yakuza gangster, before being dumped again and becoming a recluse. It doesn’t entirely get sentimental, and it memoories drown itself in sorrow or pity, essentially telling the story in a comedic manner, and so this is where the bittersweet aspects come from.
This product is accepted for return under certain conditions. She creates a believable, sympathetic character and breathes glorious life into her.
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Her fortunes change, however, when she nobly takes the blame for a crime by one of her prized students. Subtitles are in order, no missing letters or misspelled, no missing dialogue.
Great film, and I look forward to more from Nakashima in the future – a director that flies in the face of what I am usually looking for, but does it in such a convincing, relatively deep fashion that it makes his works worth watching. View More Professional Reviews. In the past, Matsuko always sought the love of her dour father Emoto Akirabut he always seemed to be more concerned about her chronically ill sibling. Along the way we get what is essentially a parody of the cliches both within relationship films and life itself.
Tetsuya Nakashima Muneki Yamada Stars: All her relationships are out of her englizh necessity, to avoid being alone in the world rather than any possible mutual desire or requirement of any kind. Sign in to rate and write review Write a Review.
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Comedy Drama – Romance Production Company: Nakashima’s film, an adaptation from a book written by female writer Muneki Yamada, blends both male and female views on this familiar way of living – the story begins at the end and returns to Matsuko’s origins to me,ories the path through her usbtitles life.
When a young man is told that his aunt’s body has been found in a park, he starts to discover the truth about her past, only to stumble upon more than he ever imagined in this fairytale-like tragedy from Nakashima Tetsuya, the man behind the international smash Shimotsuma Monogotaria. All transactions at YesAsia. Like the difficult actress-director relationship there was Japan Year of matsko Although this doesn’t clearly tap into many youth culture aspects that likely gave Kamikaze Girls its young audience, the approach in Memories of Matsuko is similar for it’s visuals.
Memories of Matsuko
Matsuko inadvertently has selfish objectives to seek a father figure and makes bad choices on a regular basis because of this. I am glad that I did. Average Customer Rating for this Edition: As a result, Matsuko loses her job, her reputation, the regard of her family, and much, much more.
All extras are subtitled in often grammatically poor but fully understandable English. The film then gives us glimpses into her past, as we first see Matsuko back in the s as a popular high school teacher at the local junior high school. Full of dazzling CG-assisted visuals and amazing musical numbers that articulate the personal feelings of its lead character, Memories of Matsuko boasts a curious narrative approach, as the depressing, often dark subject matter is enlivened by the film’s glossy veneer and upbeat point of view.
Panorama HK Aspect Ratio: Did you find this review helpful? Much of og film’s success is owed to the performance of its lead actress, Nakatani Miki, as Matsuko. Nakashima explodes genre conventions in Memories of Matsuko Kiraware Matsuko no Issho an entertaining, wholly unforgettable film that is equal parts drama, comedy, and musical!
And she will leave you weeping at film’s end. Memories of Matsuko is a heartbreaking tale like no other, centering on the life of Kawajiri Matsuko Nakatani Miki, from Densha Otokoa dedicated, entirely hopeless romantic on the lookout for her very own Prince Charming! Let’s make no memkries – Memories of Matsuko is, by all general appearances, a pop song and its accompanying minute promo video.
Login with Facebook Login with Google. I engljsh approve of the presentation and wouldn’t be surprised if it was a direct port of the Japanese R2.
Important information about purchasing this product: Indeed, as the story proceeds, the viewer becomes thoroughly engrossed, rooting for Matsuko to pull herself out of her downward spiral, hoping that somehow someone will embrace her with the love she needs. Japanese Dolby Digital 5. An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Since this film is quite the visual fest, the digital transfer also matters, and it’s great. English, Traditional Chinese Country of Origin: Panorama HK Other Information: Subtitles are removable, but musical numbers lyrics are unfortunately hard-coded in Japanese.
Once again, this is a product review It’s too good a movie for that. This impressive tragicomedy musical has been treated properly on DVD. The main feature on the other hand has an excellent translation, where I couldn’t spot any errors at all.
The 2nd disc which contains small interviews with Miki Nakatani, and another one with Tetsuya Nakashima, as well as a Making Of, and Film-to-Storyboard Comparisons for many of the musical numbers Sorry, the video link is deleted! Excerpt from eFilmCritic Posters.