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F-0192

Title:

Kira kira hikaru
Twinkle

Category:

S

Produced:

1992

Country:

Japan

Released:

Film: Jul 1993 (USA)

Director:

Joji Matsuoka

Writer:

Kaori Eguni (novel); Joji Matsuoka

Actors:

Hiroko Yakushimaru (Shoko); Etsushi Toyokawa (Mutsuki Kishida); Michitaka Tsutsui (Kon Fujishima)

Description:

Shoko and Mutsuki get married to satisfy their worried parents, but she is well past the age at which a 'good' Japanese woman should marry, and he is in love with a young male college student. The film is less a realistic exploration of gay life than a fairy tale of three young Japanese trying to construct an alternative to the sexual and familial roles given to them by a society turning increasingly emotionally barren. (L.H. Wong)

Language:

Japanese

TT:

98 min / 103 min (Brazil)

J.S. Bach's Music:

Presto (Mvt. 3) from Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971
Glenn Gould (Piano)
From: J.S. Bach · D. Scarlatti · C.P.E. Bach (Sony) [K-5]

Gigue (Mvt. 7) from Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828

Format:

Film: Color, Stereo

Company:

Film: Fuji Television Network; Space Bond

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Source/Links: IMDB
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (November 2007)

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