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Sawako Decides

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Taking over her sick father's business works wonders for this Tokyo singleton

Sawako Decides review

After five years, five jobs and five boyfriends in Tokyo, Sawako (Hikari Mitsushima) is unhappy.

Working at a toy company cleaning up kids’ wee, she’s convinced herself she’s a “sub-middling woman” (biggest self-esteem issue? Her lack of “melonshaped” boobs).

Life throws her a curveball when her father falls ill and she returns to her home town to help run his clam-processing business.

Totally oddball, this Japanese comedy’s jokes occasionally get lost in translation, yet it moves effortlessly from colonic irrigation to crowd-pleasing, clam-packing sing-alongs with quirky verve.

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  • UK Theatrical Release Date: July 8th 2011
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