Kimi no tomodachi   2008   Japan Your Friends
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Director:Ryuichi Hiroki
Writer:Hiroshi Saito, Kiyoshi Shigematsu
IMDb Rating:7.1 (53 votes)
Awards:2 wins
Duration:125 min
Ryuichi Hiroki  ...  (Director)
Hiroshi Saito, Kiyoshi Shigematsu  ...  (Writer)
Anna Ishibashi  ...  Megumi
Ayu Kitaura  ...  Yuka
Yuriko Yoshitaka  ...  Hana
Seiji Fukushi  ...  Nakahara
Naoyuki Morita  ...  Bun
Tokio Emoto  ...  Sato
Hanae  ...  Kotono
Yoshiko Miyazaki  ...  
Mami Nakamura  ...  
Nao Omori  ...  
Tomorowo Taguchi  ...  
Akiko Ashizawa  ...  Cinematographer
Nao Ohmori  ...  
Nao Ômori  ...  
Au Revoir Simone  ...  Composer
Yo Hitoto  ...  Composer
Nao Matsuzaki  ...  Composer
Miyauchi Yuri  ...  Composer
Masahiro Ônaga  ...  Editor
Comments: When the little girl asks "Can we walk home from school tomorrow?", it's brave and wonderful; when she shows up with an umbrella to walk her crippled friend to school after they had a fight: priceless. This film's heart is in the right place, but it didn't flow very well due to the multiple timeline structure.

Summary: Based on a novel by Kiyoshi Shigematsu, Ryuichi Hiroki‘s “Your Friend” tells the story of a lifelong friendship between two girls. Emi (Anna Ishibashi) has a degenerative kidney disease and Yuka (Ayu Kitaura) has a limp from a car accident which was partly caused by Emi. Although Yuka initially holds a grudge, the two eventually grow closer due to their mutual understanding of what it’s like to be impaired. The two of them experience many trials over the years, but through it all they remain friends.

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