Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star. Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star.
Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star.

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Last Letter movie review: Japanese take on Shunji Iwai novel a sweet déjà vu for those who have seen the Chinese adaptation

  • The Japanese writer-director’s adaptation of his novel follows the sister and the daughter of a woman as they mourn her through letters penned to her first love
  • This adaptation of Last Letter is more nurturing than its previous Chinese version, and comes across as an almost fetishistic celebration of the written word

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star. Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star.
Takako Matsu in a still from the Japanese film Last Letter (category I; Japanese), directed by Shunju Iwai. Suzu Hirose and Masaharu Fukuyama co-star.
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