Like Someone in Love

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Release Date: April 12, 2013

On DVD/VOD: May 20, 2014

1h 49m | Drama

Akiko, a young and naive student who moonlights as an escort in Tokyo, goes to meet a new client, the elderly Takashi Watanabe, a writer and translator, at his home. He prepares her dinner but the exhausted girl soon falls asleep. The next morning, the two meet Akiko’s jealous boyfriend, who assumes Takashi is Akiko’s grandfather. Later in the day, when Takashi receives a call from a tearful Akiko, he realizes the girl needs a protector and he tries to help her.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami
Studio: IFC Films
Producer(s): Charles Gilibert, Kenzo Horikoshi, Marin Karmitz, Nathanaël Karmitz
Cast: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase, Denden
Writer(s): Abbas Kiarostami

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