Girls for Keeps
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Like a Japanese Sex and the City, Girls follows the love lives and workplaces of four beautiful women: Yukiko, a 29-year-old fashion designer, is starting to feel pressure to start dressing her age; Seiko, an office worker, finds it difficult to be taken seriously by her elder male subordinates after a recent promotion; Yoko, who feels guilty about having feelings for a rookie employee who is 12 years younger; and a hard-working single mother named Takako. Based on the bestselling novel Girl by Hideo Okuda.
Japan. 2011. 124 min., 35mm, in Japanese with English subtitles. Directed by Yoshihiro Fukagawa. With Kumiko Aso, Karina, Yuka Itaya, Rei Dan, Rosa Kato, Michiko Kichise, Osamu Mukai, Yusuke Kamiji, Jun Kaname, Kento Hayashi, Eriko Hatsune, Mei Kurokawa, Kenichi Yajima.
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