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Late Bloomer (Osoi hito) (2004)

Late Bloomer
6.7 Rating
(6 ratings)
6.4 IMDB rating

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Starring
Ariko Arita

Ariko Arita

Oba-chan
Toshihisa Fukunaga

Toshihisa Fukunaga

Fukunaga
Naozô Hotta

Naozô Hotta

Take
Sumiko Shirai

Sumiko Shirai

Aya
Masakiyo Sumida

Masakiyo Sumida

Masakiyo Sumida
Mari Torii

Mari Torii

Nobuko


Written by
Satoshi Naka

Satoshi Naka

(story)
Gô Shibata

Gô Shibata

(screenplay)


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Top 50 of East Asian Cinema 2000 - 2009 (so far) (50 items)
list by hayabusa
Published 3 years, 2 months ago
29 votes
H.P. Lovecraft On Film (73 items)
list by Hexenkult
Published 2 years, 3 months ago 6 comments
26 votes
Modern Films in Black and White (58 items)
list by Rapha
Published 4 years, 11 months ago 12 comments
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Seen in 2013 (263 items)
list by martyrofevil
Published 1 year, 8 months ago 6 comments
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May Movie Journal - Xanadon't (31 items)
list by Xanadon't
Published 2 years, 3 months ago 17 comments

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Release date: 25 July 2008
East Asia (1), 2000s (1), Japan (1)
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martyrofevil rated this 5/10 1 year, 4 months ago
martyrofevil added this to a list 1 year, 4 months ago
Seen in 2013 (263 movies items)

"04/14/13 - A neat little experiment but I'd be hard-pressed to say it was enjoyable. World's End Girlfriend on the soundtrack is a nice touch though."


Hexenkult added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
H.P. Lovecraft On Film (73 movies items)

"Dir: Craig Macneill short film 2004 - USA Inspired by Lovecraft"


Xanadon't added this to a list 2 years, 3 months ago
May Movie Journal - Xanadon't (31 movies items)

" Video Store Rental Late Bloomer is a tale of loneliness and rage that's a little bit like Taxi Driver, a bit like Tetsuo, a little bit like Tod Browning's Freaks, and a lot unlike anything you've seen before. That much I can promise. I found it compelling and admirably original and ambitious. It may not hold your attention, and even if it does, it still may not "work" for you. But I think it's a rewarding enough watch for the cinematically adventurous. "


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hayabusa added this to a list 3 years, 2 months ago
Top 50 of East Asian Cinema 2000 - 2009 (so far) (50 movies items)

"Japan Trailer link"


Rapha added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago