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The Great Passage 字裡人間 (2013) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

The Great Passage 字裡人間 (2013) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)

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Product Title: The Great Passage (2013) (DVD) (English Subtitled) (Hong Kong Version)
Also known as:
Artist Name(s): Miyazaki Aoi (Actor) | Odagiri Joe (Actor) | Matsuda Ryuhei (Actor) | Miura Shion (Actor) |Watanabe Takashi (Actor) | Ikewaki Chizuru (Actor) | Kobayashi Kaoru (Actor) | Tsurumi Shingo (Actor) | Kuroki Haru (Actor) | Watanabe Misako (Actor) | Kato Go (Actor) |Yachigusa Kaoru (Actor) | Namioka Kazuki (Actor)
Director: Ishii Yuya
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English, Traditional Chinese
Country of Origin: Japan
Picture Format: NTSC 
Aspect Ratio: 1.78 : 1, 1.33 : 1
Sound Information: 6.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS Digital Surround
Disc Format(s): DVD-9, DVD
Region Code: 3 - South East Asia (including Hong Kong, S. Korea and Taiwan) 
Rating: I
Duration: 133 (mins)
Publisher: Edko Films Ltd. (HK)
Package Weight: 120 (g)

 

* Special Features: 
- Trailer 
- Photo Gallery 

Majime (Ryuhei Matsuda) is, by all accounts, a word person. Physically clumsy and socially awkward, he only truly feels at home within the rules and confines of lexicography. After struggling in the sales division of the Genbu Books publishing company, he manages to land his dream job in the Dictionary Editorial Department, where he can use his talents to compile a new dictionary, called "The Great Passage." Partnering with Majime is a callow young man (Joe Odagiri) who is slow to develop an appreciation for the challenging task ahead. Majime’s love of language, however, leaves him speechless when he meets Kaguya (Aoi Miyazaki), his landlady's granddaughter, who moves into his building and beguiles him with her obsession with cooking knives and fine cuisine. Majime soon finds that the words he has studied his whole life are inadequate to express his true feelings for Kaguya. Meanwhile, complications begin piling up as the dictionary department descends into chaos. Rising Japanese director Yuya Ishii sets this gentle dramatic comedy in the 1990s, well before the Wild West attitude of Google and Wikipedia. THE GREAT PASSAGE is a kindhearted tribute to a time when the written word still contained an element of magic and romance.


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