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Not Yet Rated| 2 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
Toru thinks back to the '60s when he grew close to Naoko after his friend Kizuki killed himself.

Cast: Rinko Kikuchi , Ken'ichi Matsuyama , Tetsuji Tamayama , Kengo Kôra , Eriko Hatsune , Shigesato Itoi , Haruomi Hosono , Kiko Mizuhara

Director: Anh Hung Tran

Genres: Drama, Romance

Distributor: Red Flag Releasing

Norwegian Wood (2010)

Release Date: January 6th, 2012|2 hr. 13 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Unabashedly weepy, lyrical in tone, and yet it cuts through the melodrama and stands as an honest depiction of young people who don't know all the answers but have the intellectual capacity to figure them out. show more

  • Fans of the book may resist the efforts of director Tran Anh Hung ("The Scent of Green Papaya"), simply because it would be impossible to capture the essence of Murakami's prose. But this exquisitely filmed, often haunting tragedy is worth taking on its own terms. show more

  • The fact that Norwegian Wood is based on Haruki Murakami's 1987 international best-seller should encourage many viewers to give this long, elegantly shot, sporadically involving Japanese film a try. show more

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  • February 04, 2012 unexpectedwords
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    This movie is RAW, full of emotion. I love seeing the main character\'s internal conflict.

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