TO EACH HIS OWN

By Izuru NARUSHIMA

KADOKAWA CORPORATION - as SALES

Drama - Completed 2016

A burned-out businessman loses consciousness on the train platform and topples over. He is saved by a stranger claiming to be his childhood friend but as they become closer, he finds a shocking truth about the "friend".

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Hong-Kong Filmart 2017
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • JAPAN
    • Duration
    • 114 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Izuru NARUSHIMA
    • Synopsis
    • Takashi Aoyama, a burned-out businessman who has lost himself due to tough work and power harassment, nearly loses consciousness while waiting for his train on the platform and topples over. Just then, a train speeds in. As someone screams, a hand reaches and pulls him in, saving his life at the last minute.
      “Long time no see! It’s me, Yamamoto!”
      Showcasing his bright, toothpaste ad of a smile, Takashi’s rescuer proclaims that he is Takashi’s elementary school friend. Takashi has no recollection of him, but since this incident, Takashi and Yamamoto begin to see each other almost every day. After meeting the mysterious yet super-charming man, Takashi rediscovers his old cheerful self, and his job performance gradually improves. Then one day, Takashi looks Yamamoto up on the internet and finds a shocking truth: Yamamoto had died three years ago.
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