The Long Excuse   2016   Japan Long Excuses
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Director:Miwa Nishikawa
Studio:Aoi Promotion
Writer:Miwa Nishikawa
IMDb Rating:7.4 (11 votes)
Awards:3 wins & 3 nominations
Genre:Drama
Duration:123 min
Languages:Japanese
IMDb:4837062
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Miwa Nishikawa  ...  (Director)
Miwa Nishikawa  ...  (Writer)
 
Masahiro Motoki  ...  Sachio Kinugasa
Sôsuke Ikematsu  ...  Shinsuke Kishimoto
Eri Fukatsu  ...  Natsuko
Haru Kuroki  ...  Chihiro Fukunaga
Hideto Iwai  ...  
Shigeyuki Totsugi  ...  
Pistol Takehara  ...  Yoichi
Jiji Bû  ...  
Keiko Horiuchi  ...  Yuki, Yoichi's wife
Kenshin Fujita  ...  Shinpei
Maho Yamada  ...  Teacher
Izumi Matsuoka  ...  
Katsuya Kobayashi  ...  
Tamaki Shiratori  ...  Akari
Suon Kan  ...  
Chikako Hara  ...  
Michiaki Katoh  ...  Composer
Toshihiro Nakanishi  ...  Composer
Yutaka Yamazaki  ...  Cinematographer
Ryûji Miyajima  ...  Editor
Comments: Needed more Eri Fukatsu. Waffled back and forth between Dick Van Dyke and solid stuff.

Summary: Sachio Kinugasa (Masahiro Motoki) is a popular writer. His wife (Eri Fukatsu) of many years dies in a bus accident. Although they did not love each other, Sachio Kinugasa has to act broken-hearted. Sachio then meets the bereaved family of Yoichi Omiya (Pistol Takehara) and his two children. Yochi Omiya's wife (Keiko Horiuchi) also died in the bus accident and was friends with Sachio Kinugasa's wife. Yochi Omiya works as a truck driver and he's in despair over his wife's death. Sachio Kinugasa doesn't know why, but he offers to take care of Yochi Omiya's two childre


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