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Tokyo Tower : Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
Release Date: April 14, 2007
|Production Companies||:||Shochiku, Nippon Television Network Corporation, Little More, Eisei Gekijo, Mitsui & Co., dentsu, Bandai, Yomiuri Shimbun Company, Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation, Gunpowder, Film Makers, Sapporo Television Broadcasting Company, Hiroshima Telecasting, Fukuoka Broadcasting System, Chukyo TV Broadcasting Company|
|Writers||:||Suzuki Matsuo, Lily Franky|
Adapted from the bestselling Japanese autobiography of the same title, this gentle coming-of-age drama concerns an adolescent boy, Boku - Masaya, torn between the inherited recklessness of his father Oton and the inherited responsibility, wisdom and emotional strength of his mother Okan. Following a period of intensely rebellious behavior, Boku learns that his mom has contracted cancer; suddenly, his mother comes to live with him in Tokyo the entire emotional landscape of his life is altered.