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Dog in a Sidecar (2007)

Saido kâ ni inu (original title)
In this coming of age story, ten-year-old Kaoru's life undergoes big changes when her mother leaves home. Kaoru forms a surprising bond with her father's lover, Yoko, as she learns a lot about life during one unforgettable summer.

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Kichitaro Negishi

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Yu Nagashima (novel), Akiko Tanaka (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yûko Takeuchi ... Yoko
Arata Furuta ... Makoto Kondo
Kana Matsumoto Kana Matsumoto ... Kaoru Kondo
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yûsuke Iseya ... Kaoru's client
Yôsuke Kawamura Yôsuke Kawamura ... Toru Kondo - adult
Kirin Kiki ... Granny Tome
Mimura Mimura ... Kaoru Kondo - Adult
Yôichi Nukumizu Yôichi Nukumizu ... Ice-cream man
Akane Shiratori Akane Shiratori ... Kiosk lady
Kippei Shîna ... Yotchan
Sawa Suzuki Sawa Suzuki ... Kaoru's mom
Takeru Taniyama Takeru Taniyama ... Toru Kondo
Minori Terada Minori Terada ... Owner of Fishing Shed
Masa Tommies Masa Tommies ... Hamaguchi
Hiroshi Yamamoto Hiroshi Yamamoto ... Nabe
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In this coming of age story, ten-year-old Kaoru's life undergoes big changes when her mother leaves home. Kaoru forms a surprising bond with her father's lover, Yoko, as she learns a lot about life during one unforgettable summer.

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Official Sites:

Bitters End [Japan]

Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

23 June 2007 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Dog in a Sidecar See more »

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Production Co:

Bitters End See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Several Problems
30 January 2019 | by Tulki-gubbardSee all my reviews

Watched this on Asian Crush and it kept me watching, but I am not even sure why. I guess the pretty thin chicks were eye candy, but they never flaunted or anything. Even on the beach the one chick is fully dressed. I mean seriously. Taliban or what??

Aside from that the film went nowhere. What gives? What was the story? Conclusion? Not much I guess.

The subtitles were problematic too. It says "loose" when they mean "lose" and so forth.

Four stars for the thin chicks and teasing me. Nothing else really.


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