Tagged: genre: comedy

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Atami no Sousakan

Atami no Sousakan is an 8-episode mystery comedy written and directed by film director Satoshi Miki and starring Joe Odagiri and Chiaki Kuriyama as two special branch detectives arriving to the city of South Atami to solve the mysterious disappearance of a bus with four schoolgirls from a private school.

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Toronto Film Festival 2010

Early September ranks right up there with Christmas thanks to the cinematic nirvana I experience at the Toronto Film Festival. 2010 marked the festival’s 35th anniversary, and my own ninth go-round of the TIFF experience.

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Japanese that the Japanese Don’t Know, The

Based on the manga series Nihonjin Shiranai no Nihongo by Hebizo & Umino Nagiko, it tells the story of Haruko Kano, a young woman whose dream of becoming a high school teacher is trumped when she begins teaching at a Japanese school for foreigners.

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Big C, The – Season 1

Cathy is a 40-something-year-old woman diagnosed with terminal cancer, making her reexamine her own life — which includes an apparently loving but too self-absorbed husband Paul, their annoyingly average teenage boy Adam, her against the system bum of a brother Sean, and a job as a high school teacher.

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Jack Goes Boating

Jack is a forty-something bachelor who works as a limo driver. His co-worker and best friend Clyde, in league with his wife, Lucy, set Jack up with Lucy’s neurotic co-worker Connie.

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YAM – Issue 011

We’ve got our very first exclusive! I got a chance to chat with Grammy/Golden Globe/Academy Award winner/nominee Diane Warren. We are also covering a bit on the Lima Film Festival, which just wrapped up their 14th edition. Plus reviews for some of the very best of the blockbuster season in America… and a surprise review for Aftershocks.

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Hotel Atlantico

Hotel Atlantico tells the story of an actor – referred to as The Artist – who finds himself without a job. He decides to embark on an aimless adventure, where he meets people and gets himself in unexpected, and even absurd, situations.

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Puzzle (Argentinean Film)

Puzzle tells the story of Maria del Carmen, a housewife who has just turned 40-ish, and has spent the last 20 years of her life worrying about her husband and two sons. On her birthday, she receives a puzzle as a gift, and finds out she’s got a natural ability for them.

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Yuma, La

La Yuma tells the story of a girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua, Nicaragua, who wants to become a professional boxer. As she deals with her possible love life, as well as her family life with her younger siblings, she finally gets the chance to train under renown boxing trainer Polvorita.