Happy hour

Happy hour

DVD - 2017 | Japanese
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A slow-burning epic chronicling the emotional journey of four thirty-something women in the misty seaside city of Kobe. As they navigate the unsteady currents of work, domestic, and romantic lives, an unexpected rift opens between that propels each to a new, richer understanding of life and love.
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : KimStim, Inc., [2017]
ISBN: 9786317110328
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE HAPPY
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (317 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Alternative Title (Original Script): ハッピー。アワー


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Sep 26, 2018

It's ridiculously long, would be more watchable if it's condensed to less than 2 hrs.

May 16, 2018

If this epic five hour film ended with the first disc (at the 3 1/2 hour point), it would have made quite a poignant film. Unfortunately, it dissolves into a mess of soap opera tropes in the last quarter.

Apr 16, 2018

A bit "epic" at 5-hour run-time. Visually unremarkable but emotionally resonant. Imagine the Dardenne brothers making The Makioka Sisters. Here, the 4 women are not sisters but are bonded by friendship and familial ties. Check out the visually lush and emotionally resonant Makioka Sisters DVD for comparison. Tanizaki Junichiro's book is a classic (original title Snow Flakes); as usual, screen adaptation lacked a certain je ne sais quoi...

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