" A chocolate trifle with an arsenic core. Marks [Hirayanagi] as a talent worth tracking. […]Terajima is irresistible. "
" A film which seems to play like a standard culture clash comedy but reveals itself to run significantly deeper. […] There’s pleasingly little sentimentality and much honesty to be found in Hirayanagi’s screenplay. […] Hartnett is charming. "
" The story has an idiosyncratic charm that pays off in an unexpectedly touching ending. "
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