Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 94 min.
touching, serious, realistic, scenic, harsh, melancholic, reflective, breathtaking, romantic, emotional, dramatic, cerebral, enigmatic, talky, bleak, inspirational, sentimental, clever, sexy, entertaining
immigrants, self discovery, friendship, storytelling, orphan, culture clash, mentor, life & death, couple relations, destiny, courage, island, arranged marriage, childhood, loneliness, cultural difference, older man younger woman relationship, death, forbidden love, romance, fantasy world, survival, unlikely friendships, alien, aging, catastrophe, sacrifice, life philosophy, brutality, redemption, dialogue, love affair, giant robots, solitude, tragedy, imagination, beautiful scenery, art, secrets, existentialism, parents and children, greed, wartime, memory, vengeance, social differences, love and romance, society, couples, family relations, feminism, sexual relations, fish out of water, misfit, friends, japanese american, asian american, loveless marriage, katana sword, east asian lead, atheism, transformation, writers, violent, samurai, relationships, police investigation, multiple storylines, justice, gangsters, crime gone awry, corruption, chase, character study, adaptation
19th century, 1920s
hawaii, japan, asia, tokyo, usa