NORUWEI NO MORI
Dir. Tran Anh Hung
Japan 2011 | Colour | 133 mins | Cert 15 | Romance
Cast: Kenichi Matsuyama, Rinko Kikuchi, Kiko Mizuhara
Based on the acclaimed novel by Huraki Murukami, Norwegian Wood is a story of loss and heartbreak in a time of global instability. Students around the world are uniting to overthrow the establishment and Toru Watanabe’s personal life is similarly in tumult. At heart, he is deeply devoted to his first love, Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman. But their complex bond has been forged by the tragic death of their best friend years before. Watanabe lives with the influence of death everywhere. That is, until Midori, a girl who is everything that Naoko is not – outgoing, vivacious, supremely self-confident – marches into his life and Watanabe must choose between his past and his future.
Available on: DVD
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