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A Beautiful Star (2017)

Utsukushii hoshi (original title)
It portrays a family on Earth who come to believe that they are actually from other planets all of a sudden. They try so hard to save the endangered planet Earth but things get crazy on the way.

Director:

Daihachi Yoshida

Writers:

Yukio Mishima (based on the novel by), Daihachi Yoshida (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Lily Franky ... (as Lily Frankie)
Kazuya Kamenashi Kazuya Kamenashi
Ai Hashimoto Ai Hashimoto
Tomoko Nakajima Tomoko Nakajima
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Through a series of what seems like distinct coincidences a not-so-close family comes to believe it originates from space and is comprised of extra-terrestrials. With global warming and climate chaos becoming more prevalent the family finds inspiration and guidance in the occurrences to take action to save the planet. Written by aghaemi

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Drama | Family

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

26 May 2017 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

A Beautiful Star See more »

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$18,441
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The film was part of the line-up at Japanese Canadian Film Festival in Toronto in 2018. See more »

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Not Good Enough
1 March 2019 | by pennyelenabooksSee all my reviews

A beautiful Star is a movie with an odd story. Actually, it was kind of complicated and, at some point, it just didn't make sense. You have to read the description before watching the movie, else you'll get lost, as they never clearly state what is happening. Also, even though the theme seemed interesting, it actually wasn't. So, story wise, I was disappointed. The performances, though, were really good, even though the characters were a mess. Finally, the ending was just so so, as it left many questions answered. But, at least, one of the stories were concluded.


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