Kanami (Mirai Shida) is an apprentice pierrot and dreams of making people laugh. She falls in love with Yosuke (Ryo Ryusei) who is a dialysis patient. He forgets to smile. To make Yosuke smile, Kanami decides to have a smile no matter what. Yosuke begins to have feelings to her and they decide to marry. On the day before their wedding Yosuke collapses.
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I'm still looking for this book to see if the movie was true to the book ...
Overall, I did not see much, but it's not a movie of the worst, much less of the best, I think we have a deadlock because I thought it was medium but without pros or cons.
Nakimushi Pierrot in Kekkonshiki is a strong novel, yet it goes further into the melodrama line, even because from the middle to the end, it becomes melodramatic.
I confess I was curious to see Shida Mirai acting, she who comes from a lineage of totally different films, wanted to see how she did it, and did well until ...