Jun Shison (left) and Kei Tanaka in a scene from Ossan’s Love: Love or Dead (category: IIA, Japanese), directed by Toichiro Ruto. Shuko Ito and Kotaro Yoshida co-star.

Ossan’s Love: Love or Dead film review – Japanese gay office comedy piggybacks on success of TV series

  • The story of the homosexual awakening of a thirty-something estate agent, the film is rough going for anyone unfamiliar with TV series Ossan’s Love
  • For audiences already bewitched by the hapless follies of office uncles, this big-screen bonus is a hoot
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Jun Shison (left) and Kei Tanaka in a scene from Ossan’s Love: Love or Dead (category: IIA, Japanese), directed by Toichiro Ruto. Shuko Ito and Kotaro Yoshida co-star.
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