Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi. Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi.
Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi.

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A Beloved Wife movie review: Japanese comedy finds insight and humour in an unhappy marriage

  • Gaku Hamada plays a struggling screenwriter and deadbeat husband and Asami Mizukawa his relentlessly nagging wife in Shin Adachi’s autobiographical film
  • Mizukawa is brilliant, and the writer-director’s razor-sharp insight, vulnerability and humour save what could easily have become an agonising drama

Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films
Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi. Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi.
Gaku Hamada and Asami Mizukawa play husband and wife in A Beloved Wife (category IIA; Japanese), directed by Shin Adachi.
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