Her Love Boils Bathwater

Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016)

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Futaba (Rie Miyazawa) has a tender and tough side. Her daughter is Azumi (Hana Sugisaki). One day, she learns that she doesn't have much time left to live. Futaba decides she has 4 things to do before she dies: 1.) she wants to find her missing husband and get him to resume the family bathhouse business 2.) get her daughter Azumi to stand on her own 3.) find the right man for read moreAzumi and 4.) related to her secret that nobody knows about it.

  • Native title:

    湯を沸かすほどの熱い愛
  • Also Known as:

    Burning Love Enough to Boil Water; Yu o Wakasu Hodo no Atsui Ai;

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May 11, 2017
  • Overall 10
  • Story 10
  • Acting/Cast 9.5
  • Music 9.5
  • Rewatch Value 10
A balanced movie!
Right from the cast that interacts nicely with history, balancing the impending tragedy with gentle humor and a quirky procession of quirky characters, the film features an impressive collection of characters and bold audacious performances.
Miyazawa is painfully fragile and unselfish, while Odagiri's wifey husband is nice. But who really shone was 11-year-old Sugisaki Ito as the most courageous young generation, taking on the pain and responsibility, while maintaining read more his youthful life.
Directed by Ryôta Nakano who made a dazzling script, it provides an emotional load of tears as the family history intertwines with humor and marked with multiple surprises.
The sound is solid, but the full surround effects seem to be lacking, in the scenarios part does not deserve to be.
Overall "Her Love Boils Bathwater" is cheerful and adds to every scene. A balanced film that deserves to be watched.
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    beep90 25 days ago

    made me cry my eyes out. watched it on the qatar airways inflight entertainment system. it was also my mom's first time watching the movie. we both got insanely teary eyed.

Details

  • Country:

    Japan
  • Type:

    Movie
  • Release Date:

    Oct 29, 2016
  • Duration:

    2 hr. 5 min.

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    8.8 (scored by 23 users)
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