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1 Litre of Tears (Ichi ritoru no namida) (2005)

1 Litre of Tears
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Riki Okamura Riki Okamura

Asae Oonishi Asae Oonishi
Aya Kito
Kazuko Kato Kazuko Kato
Aya's Mother
Omiro Itakura Omiro Itakura
Yui Satonaka Yui Satonaka

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Aya Kito Aya Kito
Takao Tanaka Takao Tanaka


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5 years, 1 month ago at Jan 4 21:10
My heart's broken. Throughout the film I had to fight back tears, no easy task. Even though the film finished 3 hours ago (time of writing this review), I'm still choking back tears and pulling myself together. It is based on true events. Aya Kito was diagnosed with spinocerebellar axatia at the age of 15. She lived, and fought, this incurable disease for 10 years, before finally succumbing to it ... read more
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Description: Film based on Aya Kito (木藤亜也 Kitō Aya, July 19, 1962 – May 23, 1988)'s memoir, 1 Litre no Namida. 9th grader (third year of junior high school) Aya Kito collapses on the way to school. Dr. Yamamoto discovers that Aya has spinocerebellar ataxia, a fatal and incurable disease that handicaps the body. Aya's mother, Shioka Kito (木藤 潮香 Kitō Shioka) and Dr. Yamamoto let Aya record in a diary to tell her story and to live her life to the fullest. ... (more)
Tags: Drama (3), Japanese (2), Japan (2), Korean (1), True Story (1), Terminal Illness (1), 2000s (1), Asian (1)
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