Norwegian Wood (2010)
Watanabe Toru is a quiet and serious young man in 1960s Tokyo whose personal life is in tumult, having lost his best friend Kizuki after he inexplicably commits suicide. Seeking an escape, Toru enters a university in Tokyo. By chance, during a walk in a park, Toru meets Kizuki’s ex-girlfriend Naoko, and they grow close. Naoko is devastated by the loss of Kizuki and spirals into a deep depression.
Matsuyama Ken’ichi as Watanabe Toru
Kikuchi Rinko as Naoko
Mizuhara kiko as Midori
Tamayama Tsuji as Nagasawa
Kora Kengo as Kizuki
Great movie, but be prepared to cry. Has one of the most dramatic/epic crying scenes I have ever seen. I really like Matsuyama Ken’ichi’s works, and this one is not an exception.