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Japan, 1998 (MIFF 1999, Regional Features)

Director: Shunji Iwai

Uzuki Nireno bids farewell to her family and relocates to Tokyo to attend University. As the film progresses at a gentle pace, it becomes evident that the long-haired boy at the local bookstore has more to do with Nireno's choice of university than any other factor. A hit at both Berlin and Toronto Film Festivals.

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