About

Charts the troubled teenage years of students Yuichi Hasumi and Shusuke Hoshino, exploring the shifting and complex power dynamics of their relationship against the backdrop of Yuichi's love for the dreamy and abstract music of fictional pop star Lily Chou-Chou.

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Directed by

Shunji Iwai

Written by

Shunji Iwai (Writer)

Runtime

146 minutes

Country

Japan

Language

Japanese

Cast

Keywords

music high school independent film best friend okinawa kendo

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#486 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?