All Around Us (2008)
All Around Us is a Japanese movie written and directed by Ryosuke Hashiguchi.
- Original title
- Transliterated title
- Gururi no Koto
- Release date
- June 7, 2008
- Directed by
- Ryosuke Hashiguchi
- Written by
- Ryosuke Hashiguchi (screenplay)
- 140 min.
- Distributed by
- Bitters End
In the early 90s, tightly-wound publishing company employee Shoko gets married to an easy-going guy named Kanao, who takes a job as a courtroom sketch artist.
The trials Kanao witnesses represent the worst humanity has to offer—from an elementary school stabbing to a mass murdering cult.
Meanwhile, Shoko is deeply depressed after losing her their baby soon after it was born. Between the things he hears in the courtroom and the declining mental state of his wife, Kanao is struggling to cope. Over time, the couple gradually tries to find a path to happiness together.
While the majority of romance dramas are purposely engineered to be idealistic escapism from the humdrum reality of relationships, All Around Us is the exact opposite: an unflinching look at a...5 years ago
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