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A Cappella (2016)

Mubansô (original title)
The movie is set in 1969, when Japanese students were enmeshed with campus riots, anti-war rallies, and the growth of subcultures in music, cinema, literature, and theater. Influenced by ... See full synopsis »

Director:

Hitoshi Yazaki

Writers:

Mariko Koike (based on the novel by), Chiai Takeda (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Riko Narumi ... Kyoko Noma
Sôsuke Ikematsu Sôsuke Ikematsu ... Wataru Domoto
Takumi Saitoh ... Yunosuke Seki (as Takumi Saitô)
Nina Endô ... Emma Takamiya
Wakana Matsumoto Wakana Matsumoto ... Setsuko Domoto
Tomoko Fujita Tomoko Fujita ... Aiko Chiba
Ken Mitsuishi Ken Mitsuishi ... Koichi Noma
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The movie is set in 1969, when Japanese students were enmeshed with campus riots, anti-war rallies, and the growth of subcultures in music, cinema, literature, and theater. Influenced by the atmosphere of the time, the protagonist, Kyôko, a senior at a high school for girls, forms an "Anti-Uniform Committee" and joins a rally at a university. However, Kyôko hates herself because she knows she is only copying others. One day, she is wounded at a rally, and realizes she has been taking campus riot for granted. Fleeing from the riot police, she runs into "A Cappella," the café where she meets and falls in love with a college student, named Wataru. She undergoes a sexual awakening and loses her virginity. Things seem to be going well with Wataru, but then she witnesses something she cannot believe...

This film depicts the emotional rollercoaster of being a teenager. Love, hurt, betrayal and rebellion all play a role. "A Cappella" is a coming-of-age tale, where one finds something ...

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 March 2016 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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