Romantic Prelude

Romantic Prelude (2009)

TMDb Score
75
Not Yet Rated 1 hr 59 minMay 16th, 2009Romance

Nojima Satoshi (Okada Junichi) is a photographer whose job depends on his friend Shingo, a model, who in turn is in a middle of a career crisis. Nojima wants to photograph scenery, but is held back because he feels obligated to stay back with his friend. His neighbor, Nanao (Aso Kumiko), works at a flower shop, has dedicated her life to her job and isn't involved in any romance. They have never met, however, they're aware of each other's presence through the sound each makes in their daily lives through the thin wall. Each character is the story is going through some sort of struggle - either with their identity, their career, or their love life. In a fast-paced society, it feels like there is never enough time to stop and recognize things that are most important in one's life. Through twists and turns, they gradually realize their true desires, and on the road to reach their goals, their paths somehow intersects, in this believable modern-day fairy-tale.

Director
Naoto Kumazawa
Starring
Junichi Okadaas Satoshi Nojima
Kumiko Asoas Nanao Noborikawa
Mitsuki Tanimuraas Akane Ueda